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Pickett, Joseph (1848 - 1918), painter

David M. Sokol

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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American painter. The first 20 years of his working life were spent travelling with carnivals and running a shooting gallery. He may have gained early experience in painting through decorating carnival booths. Later, after settling in New Hope, PA, and opening a general store, he decorated his shop with a large mural and created canvases with house paints and cat hair brushes. He often mixed sand, seashells and other objects into his paint to

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