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Gropper was born in New York City in 1897. The National Museums of Warsaw, Prague and Sofia own his work, as do the Universities of Arizona and Maine, the Metropolitan Museum, the Museum of Modern Art and the Wadsworth Atheneum. He authored and illustrated several books, including The Golden Land, American Folklore, Capricios and Lidice. Gropper, who died in 1978, was also a W.P.A. muralist.