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Natt Piper

 (1886 - 1969)
Natt Alanson Piper was active/lived in California, Colorado.  Natt Piper is known for structure-mission, ships, block print.

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Biography   Natt Piper

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Born in Pueblo, CO on Oct. 31, 1886. Piper was an architect who in his leisure made block prints and painted. After settling in Long Beach, CA in 1918, he studied locally with Fanshaw and Richter. His illustrations appeared in architectural magazines. The subjects of his artworks include missions and the Mexican culture of early California. He was a building inspector for the city of Long Beach until retirement in 1944. In 1950 he and his wife Edna retired to Bishop in Inyo County. Natt Piper died in Paradise, CA on Aug. 28, 1969. Member: AAPL; Santa Monica AA; Laguna Beach AA. Exh: Carmelita Gardens (LA), 1924; Calif. Art Club, 1925; Painters & Sculptors of LA, 1926-31; Southwest Expo, 1929 (bronze medal for prints); LACMA, 1930;

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
American Art Annual 1933; Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs (Bénézit, E); Who's Who in American Art 1936-41.

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