Edward Marion Rinaldo was active/lived in California. Edward Rinaldo is known for portrait, battle scenes.
Biography Edward Rinaldo
The following is from Donna Manahan, who found this writing by Edward Rinaldo on the back of a painting she owns by him:
The Value of Portraits in Oils
All lovers of true art must deplore the degradation which has overtaken it in these latter days. Many worthy heads of families are daily being imposed upon by morons calling themselves artists, who supply them with crayon or water-color portraits of themselves or their near and dear ones, at a price so low as to make them think they are getting a wonderful bargain. All who know anything of art will tell you that this is the worst kind of economy in the long run. The cheap crayon and water-color portraits, made by pretended artists from common solar prints, will not last; they s
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