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Horace Pippin
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo
N 39° 57.498 W 075° 36.622
18S E 447867 N 4423307
Quick Description: Self taught black artist.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 8/14/2006 1:26:09 PM
Waymark Code: WMM4F
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers
Views: 23

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Born in West Chester in 1888, Pippin occupied this house from 1920 until his death in 1946. A self-taught black artist, he painted while living here such notable works as "Domino Players," "John Brown Going to His Hanging," and the "Holy Mountain" series.

Horace Pippin was a self taught painter. He worked as a porter, peddler and warehouseman. In World War I he was severly wounded. He only painted 150 oils, drawings and wood panels. He is acclaimed to be one of America's best primitive artists.
Marker Name: Horace Pippin

County: Chester

Date Dedicated: 06/09/1979

Marker Type: City

Location: 327 Gay St., West Chester

Category: African American, Artists

Website: [Web Link]

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