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 Vincent D'Agostino  (1896 - 1981)

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Lived/Active: California/New York/Illinois      Known for: townscape, mural, etcher

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BIOGRAPHY for Vincent D'Agostino
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Birth
1896 (Chicago, Illinois)
 
Death
1981 (Los Angeles, California)

Lived/Active
California/New York/Illinois


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townscape, mural, etcher

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This biography from the Archives of AskART:
Born in Chicago, IL on April 7, 1896. D’Agostino studied at the AIC and with Charles Hawthorne, Randall Davey, and George Bellows. He began exhibiting in major cities of the West in the early 1930s. By the 1940s he had settled in Los Angeles where he remained until his demise on June 27, 1981. Member: Society of Independent Artists. Exh: PAFA, 1931; Houston Museum, 1934; NY World’s Fair, 1939; Pasadena Art Inst., 1951; LA Co. Fair, 1953; LACMA, 1954. In: Whitney Museum (NYC); Tilden High School (Brooklyn); Mount Loretto Inst. (Staten Island).
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Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Artists of the American West (Doris Dawdy); American Art Annual 1933; Who's Who in American Art 1936-70.
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This biography from the Archives of AskART:
Born in Chicago, Illinois, Vincent D'Agostino studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and also with George Bellows and Charles Hawthorne. He was active in Chicago and Los Angeles and was a member of the Chicago Society of the Arts and the National Society of Mural Painters.

He was also a WPA artist and was a professor of art at Woodbury college, California from 1949 to 1954.

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