Gabriel Pippet

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Gabriel Pippet (1880-1962) was an English artist.

Pippet was born in Solihull in 1880. As well as being was an artist, he was known as an illustrator and a wood carver. Pippet's work was influenced by Pre-Raphaelites, the Arts and Crafts Movement, and medieval manuscript design. Pippet is buried in Droitwich next to the Church of the Sacred Heart, whose mosaics he designed.


Gabriel Pippet's art and designs decorated several churches and chapels in its various forms. Amongst these are:

At one point Pippet lived at Hare Street House the home of Monsignor Robert Hugh Benson, and he and Pippet worked together on wood carving and panelling. Pippet used wood-cuts to illustrate Benson's books.

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