TITLE

WINTON BLOUNT

AUTHOR(S)
Eiland, William U.
PUB. DATE
September 1988
SOURCE
Art Papers;Sep/Oct88, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
An interview with former U.S. Postmaster General Winton M. Blount is presented. He said he was motivated to start the collection of American art from colonial to contemporary times in celebration of the U.S. bicentennial in 1976. He reveals visiting galleries and auction houses to look for potential art acquisitions. He mentions acquiring paintings by regional artists including the works of Alabama artists.
ACCESSION #
49165801

 

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