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GROPPER, William (1897 - 1977), Painter, illustrator, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GROPPER, William (1897 - 1977), Painter, illustrator, watercolourist

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 3 December 1897, in New York; died 1977.

Painter, illustrator, watercolourist. Murals.

[not available online] [not available online]William Gropper won a scholarship to attend the Ferrer School in New York where he studied under Robert Henri and George Bellows. In 1917 he began working as an illustrator at the New York Tribune. During the 1920s he also contributed to

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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