Born in Andretta, Italy on Feb. 17, 1888. Ianelli came to the U.S. as a child. He studied art with George Bridgman, Gutzon Borglum, Wm St John Harper, and at the ASL in NYC and Newark Technical School. From 1911-13 he was an instructor at the Los Angeles Sketch Club and was active in Los Angeles until 1915. His last 50 years were spent in Chicago; he died there on March 23, 1965. Exh: AIC, 1921, 1925 (solo); Minneapolis, 1926; Century of Progress Expo (Chicago), 1933. In: Adler Planetarium (Chicago); Winnebago Co. Court House (Oshkosh, WI); Woodbury Co. Court House (Sioux City, IA); Bronson Park (Kalamazoo, MI); AIC; St Francis Xavier School (Wilmette, IL); Golden West Hotel, San Diego (exterior fig
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
SCA; Ben; AAA 1927-33; WWAA 1936-62; NY Times, 3-26-1965 (obit).Nearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here
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