Oronzo Gasparo (1903-1969)

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Oronzo Gasparo (1903-1969). Through Eternity, 1959-60. Tempera on canvas measures 35 x 45 inches. Unframed. Signed and dated lower right. Provenance: collection of Jessica Millman. The painting depicts an interior at Burke’s Convalescent Home, White Plains, NY. The artist was not a resident here as evidenced by his E. 115th ST. address penned en verso.

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Biography:

Birth place: Bari, Italy

Addresses: NYC

Profession: Painter, designer, craftsperson

Studied: School Des. & Liberal Arts, NYC, (scholarship); NAD; and with Preston Dickinson.

Exhibited: Salons of Am., 1924; Tilden & Thurber Gal., Providence, RI, 1928; S. Indp. A., 1931, 1935; MoMA, 1936; AIC, 1938; PAFA, 1938, 1944, 1946; Corcoran Gal., 1939, 1949; WFNY 1939; GGE, 1939; WMAA, 1938-51, 1944, 1946; CAM, 1945; CI, 1941, 1945; Riverside Mus., 1945, 1952; Fisher Gal., 1952; Staten Island Mus., 1961; Retrospective No. 1, Tutti Gal., NY, 1962; Contemporaries, NY, 1964; Tacoma Art Mus., 1964 (solo); Ferargil Gal., 1942-44, 1948; Mortimer Levitt Gal., 1945-54; Mus. New Mexico, 1949; Village AC, 1949-51 (prize), 1952-58 (prize); Rutigliano, Italy, 1955-56; Bari, Italy, 1956; Schneider Gal., Rome, 1956; Crespi Gal., NY, 1957; Hudson Park Branch, NYPL, 1960; Morris Gal., NY, 1960; NY Univ., 1963; NY Univ. Catholic Center, 1964. Awards: Huntington Hartford Fnd. Grant, 1956-57.

Member: AEA; Village AC

Work: MoMA; MMA; WMAA; Four Arts, Palm Beach; Palm Beach AC

Comments: Director, Oronzo’s Studio Gallery, NYC.

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