Gropper, William, b. 1897 d. 1977
Painter, Cartoonist, Caricaturist
Active in New Brunswick, N.J.; Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y.
Collection size: 1 item (on partial microfilm reel)
Collection Summary: A letter from Gropper to Jane SoRelle, 1964, introducing himself and explaining his intended absence from the Rome exhibition which SoRelle is arranging. He comments on the consequences of his blacklisting by Joseph McCarthy, and his hope that Carlo Levy will look at the work he produced from 1953-1956, following the McCarthy investigations.
Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, cartoonist, lithographer; Croton-on-Hudson, New York. WPA muralist and painter of social comment.
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Also in the Archives
- Oral history interview with William Gropper, 1965 June 12
- William Gropper papers, 1916-1983, bulk 1926-1977
- Image and Media Gallery items from other collections related to Gropper, William