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Peter Ruta

 (born 1918)
Peter Ruta is active/lives in New York, New Mexico / Italy.  Peter Ruta is known for landscape and cityscape painting-buildings.

Biography   Peter Ruta

Peter Ruta is an American painter of landscapes and cityscapes. He signs his work "Ruta" or not at all.

Born 1918 into a Leipzig family of writers, musicians and art publishers, Ruta was raised in Milan and on the Italian Riviera and emigrated to the United States in 1936.  He began his studies at the Art Students League in 1937 with Jean Charlot, the artist who taught Italian fresco technique to the great Mexican muralists.

Offered the position of division artist in the Second World War, Ruta chose combat duty with the infantry (Indiana National Guard) and was badly wounded in the retaking of Bataan in 1945. Returning to Italy post-war, he   ...  Displaying 750 of 4145 characters.

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