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Lily Tolpo

 (born 1917)
Lily Tolpo is active/lives in Illinois.  Lily Tolpo is known for history portrait sculpture and painting.

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The following was provided by Carolyn Tolpo Smith, daughter of the artist


Born in 1917, Chicago, Illinois, Lily Tolpo established her reputation as a portrait, abstract and genre painter as well as an abstract and portrait sculptor - particularly of American Historical figures. Her work appears across the USA as well as internationally.

She was raised in Chicago, Illinois and was the eldest of five children in a Chinese/Polish American family. As a pre-school child she was aptly named, " The Little Artist." Additional encouragement came later in Chicago Public Schools with selection of her soap carving presentation in the Smithsonian Museum (Washington, D.C.) She received a scholarship to the Chicago Academy Fine Arts, in   ...  Displaying 750 of 3206 characters.

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