William Gropper

William Victor Gropper (December 3, 1897January 6, 1977), aka Samuel Gropper, was a U.S. cartoonist, painter, lithographer, and muralist.

Born in New York City, he studied art at the Ferrer School and at the New York School of Fine and Applied Art, under George Bellows and Robert Henri.

Gropper died from a myocardial infarction at Manhasset, New York, at the age of 79.


* [http://foia.fbi.gov/foiaindex/williamgropper.htm Federal Bureau of Investigation]
* [http://www.answers.com/topic/1977 "answers,com"]
* Syracuse University. School of Art.; Evansville Museum of Arts and Science. "William Gropper: Retrospective" (Coral Gables, Florida : Miami University. Joe and Emily Lowe Art Gallery, 1968) OCLC 80333181 (Worldcat link: [http://www.worldcatlibraries.org/oclc/80333181?tab=details] )

External links

* [http://www.gustavus.edu/quarterly/focus/gropper/ Focus In/On William Gropper] at Gustavus Adolphus College
* [http://www.aaa.si.edu/collectionsonline/gropwill/ William Gropper papers at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art]

NAME=Gropper, William
DATE OF BIRTH=December 3, 1897
DATE OF DEATH=January 6, 1977
PLACE OF DEATH=Manhasset, New York

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