(1911 - 1989)
Charles Diletto was active/lived in Pennsylvania. Charles Diletto is known for portrait, still life, landscape and seascape painting, church interior decoration.
Biography Charles Diletto
Born the third of seven children, Mr. Diletto grew up in a large family of meager means. His father died during the influenza epidemic of 1918, and he and two brothers were sent to live in a Catholic orphanage for three years. He was reunited with his mother when he was 10.
By then, Mr. Diletto had found his love for art and was trying to take advantage of any instruction he could find.
Over the years he managed to study at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts*, the old Philadelphia College of Art and the Fleisher Art Memorial. He also studied portrait painting under the late Robert Susan.
In the early years, Mr. Diletto supplemented his income by working on interior-decorating projects in Catholic churches, includ
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