Renato Capocelli was born in Rome, Italy on June 15, 1886. Moving to San Francisco shortly after the turn of the century, Capocelli was an attorney and a competent, self-taught painter. In 1914 he wed Leonide Martinon and in that year had his portrait painted by Theodore Wores. Capocelli died in San Francisco on Aug. 27, 1953.
Exh: SFAA, 1916.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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