Born in NYC on Sept. 28, 1912. While a resident of Los Angeles in the 1930s, DaGradi studied at the Chouinard School of Art, worked for Screen Gems, and was active in the local art scene. He died in Friday Harbor, WA on Aug. 4, 1991. Exh: Calif. WC Society, 1936-38; Int'l WC Show, AIC, 1937, 1938.
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