(1792 - 1850)
Gerlando Marsiglia was active/lived in New York / Italy. Gerlando Marsiglia is known for portrait, landscape and history painting, art dealer, book illustration.
Biography Gerlando Marsiglia
One of the earliest expatriate artists to establish himself in the United States was Gerlando Marsiglia, a portrait, landscape, and history painter who was also active as an art dealer and restorer. According to an account of his life which appeared in the New York Biographical Record in 1886, Marsiglia became interested in painting during his youth. He initially worked independently, but through the arrangements made by a young nobleman who was impressed by his artistic ability, he entered the studio of Signor Patania in Palermo, the reputed "Raphael of Sicily."
From there, Marsiglia went on to study at the Royal Academy in Naples, where he received a major award for history painting. This accomplishment led to his being dec
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