Born in Chicago, IL on April 7, 1896. D'Agostino studied at the AIC and with Charles Hawthorne, Randall Davey, and George Bellows. He began exhibiting in major cities of the West in the early 1930s. By the 1940s he had settled in Los Angeles where he remained until his demise on June 27, 1981. Member: Society of Independent Artists. Exh: PAFA, 1931; Houston Museum, 1934; NY World's Fair, 1939; Pasadena Art Inst., 1951; LA Co. Fair, 1953; LACMA, 1954. In: Whitney Museum (NYC); Tilden High School (Brooklyn); Mount Loretto Inst. (Staten Island).
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(Doris Dawdy); American Art Annual
1933; Who's Who in American Art
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