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Virgil Wrixon

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

Biography   Virgil 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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