Oral history interview with Anna Hyatt-Huntington
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.huntin64
Creators:
Huntington, Anna Hyatt, 1876-1973
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994
Dates:
circa 1964
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Sound tape reel
Sound recording
5 in.
53 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Anna Hyatt-Huntington conducted circa 1964, by Dorothy Seckler, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Hyatt-Huntington speaks of having no formal art training; studying animals and their anatomy; first piece with her sister; Balchalx Circus; New York at age 24 sculpting and selling pieces; her stays in France and Naples; use of old Daubigny studio; sources of animals for models; New York studio; methods of work; process of enlarging pieces; period of illness; her marriage to Archer Huntington; sculptures, "Joan of Arc," "Don Quixote," "Touch of Arrow," "Lion"; realism in her work; travels in Spain, North Africa; and Thomas W. Lawson, Archer Huntington, and Brookgreen Gardens.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Animal sculptor, Bethel, Conn., b. 1876; d. 1973

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript available on line at http://www.aaa.si.edu/collections/oralhistories/transcripts/huntin64.htm
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.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Animal sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, American Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Animal sculpture Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women sculptors Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Huntington, Archer M., 1870-1955 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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