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"Now my picture would not be complete of today if the little ghost-like memory did not appear in the left of the picture. As the men are dying, today the little crosses tell us of them in the first world war and what is doing in the south today- all of that we are going through now. But there will be peace." 8
1945 - Pippin's paintings were included in "The Negro Artists Comes of Age" at the Albany Institute of Art. He was awarded the Purple Heart by the United States government for his services during World War I.
1946 - [[strikethrough]] When [[/strikethrough]] Pippin died on July [[strikethrough]] 6 [[strikethrough]] 4 in at West Chester, [[strikethrough]] of a stroke [[/strikethrough]] at the age of 58 he was a great success. [[strikethrough]] Before the opening of his last one-man show at the Downtown Gallery, New York, in 1944, many of his canvases had been spoken for. [[/strikethrough]] 6 Museums and private collectors acquired his paintings. As Pippin became more successful his disposition soured. When his home life turned to quarrels and misunderstandings, he started drinking and squandered all his money on a mistress until he succumbed to a stroke at the age of fifty-eight. 
1947 - Two "Horace Pippin Memorial Exhibitions" were held at M. Knoedler & Co., New York and at the Philadelphia Art Alliance. Eighteen Pippin paintings were included in the exhibition "Three Negro Artists: Pippin, Lawrence, Barthe" at the Phillips Gallery in Washington, D.C.
1954 - Several of Pippin's paintings traveled to nine European cities with the Smithsonian Institution in "American Primitive Paintings".
1958 - Five works traveled to eight American cities with the Smithsonian Institution in "American Primitive paintings".
1961 - Six Pippins were included in "Naive Maler Amerikas" at Kuntshalle in Baden-Baden, Germany.
1966 - A one-man show was held in the Peale Galleries, at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia. The Squirrel Hunter traveled to seven American cities in "Seventeen Naive Painters" sponsored by the Modern Museum [[strikethrough]] of [[strikethrough]] Art, New York.
1967 - The Museum of Art at Carnegie Institute organized "Three Self-Taught Pennsylvania Artists: Hicks, Kane, Pippin" which included forty of Pippin's paintings illustrated in the catalogue, and traveled to The Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.
1970 - [[strikethrough]] Several [[/strikethrough]] Pippins were included in "Five Famous Black Artists" exhibited at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. 
1972 - [[strikethrough]] A few [[/strikethrough]] paintings were included in "Pennsylvania Artists" at the William Penn Memorial Museum, and at the Museum of American Folk Art in New York. 
The ACA Galleries in New York organized "Four American Primitives : Hicks, Kane, Moses, Pippin", which included  twenty Pippin's illustrated in the catalogue. 
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