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Horace Pippin

 (1888 - 1946)
Horace Pippin was active/lived in Pennsylvania.  Horace Pippin is known for naive townscape, genre and still-life painting.

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Horace Pippin was born in 1888 in West Chester, Pennsylvania.  Pippin was one of the last of this country's important folk artists.  He was the grandson of slaves.  He left school at fourteen, worked as a field hand in Goshen, New York and then enlisted in the Army. During World War I, a sniper wounded him in the right shoulder, partially paralyzing his arm.  After the war, he was able to perform only light labor; he was a junk dealer and delivered laundry that his wife took in.  He also began to paint, laboriously. He painted many genre scenes of black life: the war, the hearth, his favorite heroes, religious subjects, etc.  He painted still life, and portraits of whites as well as blacks.  He worked out   ...  Displaying 750 of 6315 characters.

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