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Frank Whipple

 (20/21st century)
Frank Whipple is active/lives in California.  Frank Whipple is known for interior view, figure painting, "Whipple's Wimples".

Biography   Frank Whipple


Frank Whipple is known  for his "Whipple's Wimples" paintings.  Whipple has been painting his whimsical nun scenes since WWII.

Frank Whipple was an Army journalist during the war and was stationed for a time in Italy where he had his first introduction to the Daughters of Charity, originally a French order of nuns organized by St. Vincent de Paul and St. Louise de Marillac in 1633.  Whipple was immediately drawn to their unique and fanciful headpieces known as "wimples" and these are symbolized in each of his paintings.

He was also intrigued by the nun's serene, and seemingly unruffled, movement through the chaos of the streets of Rome during wartime.  Frank Whipple came to know several of the ladies per   ...  Displaying 750 of 2667 characters.

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