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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Aaron Shikler
RLIN number: NXCP87-A141
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Childhood, education; art training, Tyler School of Fine Arts, Temple University, 1948; army service; career as portrait artist; Kennedy portrait commissions, 1967; art scene of 1977, personal exhibits.
Extent: Transcript: 160 leaves, Tape: 3 reels
Restrictions: Acess; Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1977 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Shikler, Aaron, 1922-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1922
Speaker occupation: Painter
Age at speaking: 55
Document date: 1977
Interviewer: Swackhamer, Gretchen
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Painting--Technique; Painting--Themes, motives
Topics discussed - Other terms: Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963; Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy, 1929-; Portrait painters; Portrait painting, American--20th century; Shikler, Aaron, 1922-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017285-12728