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William Gropper

 (1897 - 1977)
William Gropper was active/lived in New York.  William Gropper is known for genre-satire, religious painting, illustration.

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William Gropper


New-York born artist William Gropper was a painter and cartoonist who, with caricature style, focused on social concerns, and was actively engaged in support of the organized labor movement throughout his career.  During the 1930s, working as a part of the Federal Arts Project, he produced some of the most gripping social protest works of the Great Depression. Subjects included industrial strikes and incidents of strike breaking, especially in the coal mining and steel-production centers. He did much illustration-cartoon work for the New York Tribune newspaper, Vanity Fair magazine and the politically 'left-wing' publication, "New Masses."

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About  William Gropper

Born:  1897 - New York City
Died:   1977 - Great Neck Estates, New York
Known for:  genre-satire, religious painting, illustration