Oral history interview with Emlen Etting
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Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.etting88
Creators:
Etting, Emlen, 1905-1993
Pacini, Marina
Dates:
1988 Oct. 12
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
2 Sound cassettes
Sound recording
32 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Emlen Etting conducted 1988 Oct. 12, by Marina Pacini, for the Archives of American Art. Etting discusses his education at Harvard and his years as an art student in Paris, 1928-1931. He reminisces about studying with Andre Lhote and discusses Lhote's methods and the organization of his classes. Etting also discusses his teaching career; the Philadelphia art scene, especially in the 1930s and 1940s; the development of his personal style; and his experimental films.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Emlen Etting (1905-1993) was a filmmaker and printmaker from Philadelphia, Pa.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This interview is part of the Archives' Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.

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Printmakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Filmmakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lhote, André, 1885-1962 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Harvard University -- Students Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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