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Jeannette Capriano

 (born 1930)
Jeannette Capriano is active/lives in New York.  Jeannette Capriano is known for figure and genre easel and mural painting.

Biography   Jeannette Capriano


From New York City, Jeannette Capriano was featured in The New York Times on October 16, 2004 because of her painting, Reverence for Life that she donated in 1976 to Rescue Company One of Manhattan's City Fire Department. The painting, seven feet high and over five-feet in width, is a scene of firemen fighting a fire and rescuing people.

Capriano was inspired to do the work because she, then living in the Bronx, was angered by a decision of city personnel to reduce the number of firefighters, whom she greatly respected and decided to honor. Before she began the project, she spent time at the company's firehouse interviewing firefighters and researching their environment.

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