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PIPPIN, Horace (1888 - 1946), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PIPPIN, Horace (1888 - 1946), Painter, draughtsman

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 22 February 1888, in West Chester (Pennsylvania); died 6 July 1946, in Pennsylvania.

Painter, draughtsman. Religious subjects, historical subjects, genre scenes, interiors with figures, landscapes, still-lifes.

Folk Art.

In 1891, Horace Pippin's family settled in Goshen in New York State. From 1903, having had to leave school, he was a coalman, handyman in a hotel, worker in a foundry,

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