Oral history interview with Pietro Pezzati

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.pezzat71
Creators:
Pezzati, Pietro, 1902-1993
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1971 July 15
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
37 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Pietro Pezzati conducted 1971 July 15, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art. Pezzati speaks of his youth and the influence of Italian parents; the development of his artistic interests; his education at the Child-Walker School and studying under Charles Hopkinson; influences of European art; his philosophy of portraiture; the influence of his travels on his work; and his methods of painting.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Pietro Pezzati (1902-1993) was a painter from Boston, Mass.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript: 35mm microfilm reel 3198 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art 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.

General
General
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 30 min.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.

Keywords
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Hopkinson, Charles, 1869-1962 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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