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Horace Pippin, West Chester, Pa. letter to unidentified recipient

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Creator:
Pippin, Horace, 1888-1946
Subject:
Pippin, Horace
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
ca. 1943
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
Letter : 2 p. : handwritten ; 28 x 22 cm.
Summary:
One letter, circa 1943, is addressed to "My Dear Friends" and begins with "my life story of art. that is my art, and no one elce [sic]...." wherein Pippin recounts a childhood memory of creating artwork for a Sunday school sale and how the "war of 1917... brought out all of the art in me" and how he paints from it today.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
African American artists
Inspiration
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)7468
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