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Virgil Jean Piepenberg Wrixon

 (1906 - 1995)
Virgil Jean Piepenberg Wrixon was active/lived in California.  

Biography   Virgil Jean Piepenberg Wrixon

Born in Oakland, CA on Sept. 27, 1906. Piepenberg graduated from the CCAC in 1928 and in 1933 married Dalton Wrixon. She continued as a freelance artist during the 1930s and 1940s, and worked for many years as an illustrator for the Oakland Tribune. A lifelong resident of her native city, she died on Aug. 19, 1995. Member: Oakland AA.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Interview with the artist or his/her family; SF Chronicle, 8-21-1995 (obituary).

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