Oral history interview with Virginia Wright, 2017 March 22- 23
Transcript: 88 pages.
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An oral history interview with Virginia Wright conducted 2017 March 22-23, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art and the Center for the History of Collecting in America at the Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection, at Wright's home in Seattle, Washington.
Place of publication, production, or execution: Washington (State)
Access Note / Rights: This transcript is open for research. Access to the entire recording is restricted. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Citation: Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Virginia Wright, 2017 March 22- 23. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms: Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Funding: Funding for this interview was provided by Barbara Fleischman.
Biography Note: Virginia Wright (1929- ) is an art collector and philanthropist in Seattle, Washington. Mija Riedel (1958- ) is an independent scholar in San Francisco, California.
Provenance: 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 administrators.
Location Note: Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
interviewee: Wright, Virginia, 1929-
interviewer: Riedel, Mija, 1958-
Subject: Art Collectors: A Project in Partnership with the Center for the History of Collecting in America at The Frick Collection
Record number: (DSI-AAA_CollID)17481
Record number: (DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)388917
Record number: AAA_collcode_wright17