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"Forest Floor" (circa 1968) - 19 3/4" x 27 1/2" Watercolor
Illinois State Museum collection
Irving Shapiro was born in Chicago. He studied painting at the Art Institute and the American Academy of Art, both in Chicago. He taught art at the Academy from 1945 until he retired. Many artists working in watercolor today mention Shapiro as one of their influential teachers.
Watercolor Masters: Irving Shapiro © 2010 Greg Conley