Horace Pippin, West Chester, Pa. letter to unidentified recipient
Pippin, Horace, 1888-1946
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
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.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560