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ID: 500026325
 
Record Type: Person
Pippin, Horace (American painter and naive artist, 1888-1946)

Note: Horace Pippin was a self-taught African-American artist. After losing the use of his right arm in a World War I, he discovered painting late in life. However, he became the first African-American primitive painter to receive international recognition.

Names:
Pippin, Horace (preferred,V,index,LC)
Horace Pippin (V,display)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)
African-American

Roles:
artist (preferred)
naive artist
painter
sculptor

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  West Chester (Chester county, Pennsylvania, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  West Chester (Chester county, Pennsylvania, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   West Chester (Chester county, Pennsylvania, United States) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Pippin, Horace (I)

Biographies:
(American painter and naive artist, 1888-1946) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American artist, 1888-1946) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(American painter 1888-1946) ..... [GRLPSC]
(American painter, 1888-1946) ..... [BHA]
(artist, 1888-1946) ..... [GRL]
(American artist, 1888-1946) ..... [WCI]
(American artist, 1888-1946) ..... [WCP]
(American painter, 1888-1946) ..... [PROV]

Sources and Contributors:
Horace Pippin ........ [PROV, VP]
............................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Pippin, Horace ........ [BHA Preferred, GRL Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred, PROV Preferred, WCI Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 50011039
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) .
..............................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000) n 50011039; accessed 10/26/2006
..............................  Witt Library, Authority files

Subject: ........ [BHA, GRL, GRLPSC, PROV, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Baigell, Dictionary of American Art (1982)
....................  Fielding, Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors, Engravers (1987)
....................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) .
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000) n 50011039; accessed 10/26/2006
....................  Who Was Who In American Art (1999) 3:2616
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Lewis, African American Art and Artists (2003) 107
.......... Who Was Who In American Art (1999) 3:2616
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