(1904 - 1993)
Gregory d'Alessio was active/lived in New York. Gregory dAlessio is known for painting, illustration, educator, cartoonist.
Biography Gregory d'Alessio
Following is The New York Times obituary of the artist.
Gregory d'Alessio, 88, Cartoonist and Painter
August 18, 1993
Gregory d'Alessio, a cartoonist, painter and teacher, died on Monday at his home in Manhattan. He was 88.
He had suffered from emphysema for the past three years and died in his sleep, said Hilda Terry d'Alessio, his wife.
Mr. d'Alessio first pursued a newspaper career, but turned to cartooning in the 1930's. Eventually his work appeared in syndication, reaching 75 newspapers and magazines, including The New Yorker and Esquire. He returned to the Art Students League in 1960 to teach drawing, which he did until his illness three years ago.
Mr. d'Alessio, a native
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