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Horace Pippin

 
 
Horace Pippin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, February 23, 2015
1. Horace Pippin Marker
Inscription. 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.
 
Erected 1979 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 57.498′ N, 75° 36.608′ W. Marker is in West Chester, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is on W, Gay Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 327 W. Gay Street, West Chester PA 19380, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. West Chester Academy (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thomas S. Butler House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Everhart Grove (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lincoln Biography (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of the First Schoolhouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); Chester County World War II Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Disabled Veterans of Chester County Pennsylvania Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Chester County Courthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in West Chester.
 
Also see . . .
Horace Pippin Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, May 31, 2008
2. Horace Pippin Marker
1. Horace Pippin - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Horace Pippin at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
3. Domino Players - Story of the painting. (Submitted on November 26, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
4. Wikipedia entry for Horace Pippin. (Submitted on November 26, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyAfrican AmericansArts, Letters, MusicNotable BuildingsNotable Persons
 
Home of Horace Pippin image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, May 31, 2008
3. Home of Horace Pippin
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,674 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.   2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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