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Philip Little

 (1857 - 1942)
Philip Little was active/lived in Massachusetts.  Philip Little is known for coastal-urban landscape painting, etching, camouflage art.

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Philip Little


Philip Little contributed to camouflage during World War I. This is verified in the Boston Sunday Globe (September 9, 1917, p. 38) in a news article by (Globe art critic) A.J. Philpott titled IN CAMOUFLAGE WAR MAKING DECEPTION INTO A FINE ART. Near the end of the article is the following note:

"Philip Little, the Salem artist, who paints both landscapes and marines and who is one of the foremost painters in the country, recently experimented with camouflage on a boat with very remarkable success. It is men of his stamp who should be called on for service in this new emergency."

It is also confirmed by a passage in an unpublished and undated typescript by American ar  ...  Displaying 750 of 8027 characters.



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About  Philip Little

Born:  1857 - Swampscott, Massachusetts
Died:   1942 - Salem, Massachusetts
Known for:  coastal-urban landscape painting, etching, camouflage art