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

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Pippin, Horace, 1888-1946
Pippin, Horace
ca. 1943
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Letter : 2 p. : handwritten ; 28 x 22 cm.
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.
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Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
African American artists
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