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Edmondo Pizzella

 (1868 - 1941)
Edmondo Pizzella was active/lived in California, New York / Italy.  Edmondo Pizzella is known for portrait painting.

Biography   Edmondo Pizzella


Edmondo Pizzella was born in Naples, Italy on March 27, 1868.  Pizzella came to San Francisco from Italy shortly after the turn of the century and became popular as a portraitist of local society women.  He maintained a studio in the City of Paris department store and a residence at 1600 Clay Street.  For several years in the 1920s and early 1930s he had a studio in New York City.  He died in San Francisco on Nov. 6, 1941. 

Exhibited:  Exposition Universelle (Paris), 1900; Society for Sanity in Art, California Palace of Legion of Honor, 1939, 1940 (gold medal). 

Works held:  California Historical Society.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs (Bénézit, E); Artists of the American West (Doris Dawdy); SF Chronicle, 11-8-1941 (obituary).

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