Andre (Gittelson) Gisson
(1921 - 2003)
Andre (Gittelson) Gisson was active/lived in New York, Connecticut / France. Andre Gisson is known for landscape, still life, portrait and figure painting.
Biography Andre (Gittelson) Gisson
sources cite Andre Gisson as a French painter, but in fact he was a struggling
painter in New York City who decided to enhance his reputation by
claiming he was French and born earlier (1910) to be more closely
aligned with the founders of the Impressionist movement. His real
name, according to his son-in-law, Anthony Winston, was Anders
Following is an obituary of the artist from the New York Times Classifieds, 8/24/2003:
A leading American Realist painter, he died on July 28 in Atlanta after
a long illness. He was 81. Gittelson, whose brush name was Gisson,
was born in 1921 in Brooklyn. He graduated from the Pratt Institute
and was a Captain i
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