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John Groth Portrait

John Groth

Also Known as: John August Groth

Born:
Chicago, Illinois 1908

Died:
New York, New York 1988

Photo Caption:
John Groth, Peter A. Juley & Son Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum J0017993

Biography

Artist-correspondent and first art director of Esquire Magazine. He vividly captured the combat of five wars, including Vietnam, in his illustrations.

Joan Stahl American Artists in Photographic Portraits from the Peter A. Juley & Son Collection (Washington, D.C. and Mineola, New York: National Museum of American Art and Dover Publications, Inc., 1995)