(1895 - 1986)
Frank Gervasi was active/lived in Texas. Frank Gervasi is known for landscape, figure, floral, birds.
Biography Frank Gervasi
The following is from Elizabeth Gervasi Lantiere, maternal niece of the artist"
Frank Gervasi was born in Palermo, Sicily on October l5, l895. He died at the age of 9 l on November 11, l986 in Marfa Texas.
He immigrated to New York in l908 and was naturalized in l9l9. He served in the U.S.Army with the 27th Division in WW 1 and lost his right arm (his painting arm) as a result of wounds received during the Battle of St. Michiel south of Verdun in France. After the war he was determined to continue his painting and was an inspiration to others at Walter Reed Army Hospital because he didn't give up.
The artist lived in Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn, New York for a number of years and later in Tudor City in Manhattan.
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