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Robert Griffing

 (born 1940)
Robert Griffing is active/lives in Pennsylvania.  Robert Griffing is known for super real Indian genre and figure painting, illustration.

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Robert Griffing


Robert Griffing was born in 1940, growing up in Linesville, Pennsylvania.  He
roamed the fields and beaches around Pymatuning Lake, collecting stone artifacts, which increased his love of history and native cultures.

Griffing is a graduate of the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, studying illustration.  After a thirty year career in advertising, he began to paint, in 1991, the Eastern Woodland Indian of the 18th century, an early fascination.  His paintings focus on the time of chaos and uncertainty for the woodland tribes as they struggled to survive the encroachment of Europeans.

Griffing's illustrational, photographic realism is minutely-detailed and tightly-blended. He is aided by an extensive libr  ...  Displaying 750 of 5856 characters.



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About  Robert Griffing

Born:  1940 - Pennsylvania
Known for:  super real Indian genre and figure painting, illustration