A lecture delivered 1987 May 14, by Robert C. Vose, at the Somerset Club, Boston, Massachusetts.
Vose recalls some of the major American paintings sold by the Vose Galleries. He speaks of the thirty to forty year cycles in popularity and prices of American paintings, and of leading collectors, particularly Maxim Karolik.
Place of publication, production, or execution: Massachusetts
General Note: Originally recorded on 1 sound cassette. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 50 min..
Citation: Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Robert C. Vose lecture, 1987 May 14. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms: Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Funding: Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
Biography Note: Robert C. Vose (1911-1998) was an art dealer from Boston, Massachusetts.
Provenance: The lecture was given at the Somerset Club for members of the Archives of American Art. Vose agreed to its being recorded and included in the Archives' collection.
Location Note: Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
interviewee: Vose, Robert C. (Robert Churchill), 1911-1998
Subject: Karolik, Maxim
Subject: Vose Galleries of Boston
Record number: (DSI-AAA_CollID)11980
Record number: (DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212499
Record number: AAA_collcode_vose87