Triumphant Youth (WPA) by Lawrence Edward Kupferman

Triumphant Youth (WPA) by Lawrence Edward Kupferman

Triumphant Youth (WPA)

Lawrence Edward Kupferman

Title

Triumphant Youth (WPA)

 
Artist
Year
1936  
Technique
Drypoint 
Image Size
5 7/8 x 4 15/16" platemark 
Signature
signature on verso in unknown hand 
Edition Size
about 28 impressions 
Annotations
Stamped Works Progress Administration, Art Project, Massachusetts; pencil signed, dated, and date stamped on upper left of verso 
Reference
Philadelphia Museum of Art FA 15263 
Paper
cream wove 
State
Published 
Publisher
Massachusetts WPA 
Inventory ID
AFAE190 
Price
$100.00 
Description
Lawrence Edward Kupferman was born March 25, 1900 in Dorchester, Massachusetts. He studied at the Boston Museum School with Philip Leslie Hale and H. Alden Ripley from 1929-1931, then at Massachusetts School of Art with Ernest L. Majors and Otis Philbrick from 1931-1935. His success in art allowed him to become a member of the Society of American Etchers, an associate at the National Academy, and at the Philadelphia Watercolor Club. He received awards from American Artists for Victory in 1942, San Francisco Art Association, and the Society of American Etchers both in 1939. Kupferman instructed at the Massachusetts Schools of Art from 1941-1970 and he later died in Boston, Massachusetts of Parkinson's disease in October 2, 1982.