(1897 - 1993)
Anthony Lapaglia was active/lived in New York / Italy. Anthony Lapaglia is known for impressionist painting, woodblock prints.
Biography Anthony Lapaglia
Anthony LaPaglia was born in Italy in 1897 and came to the U.S. through Ellis Island around 1912 or 1913. His family first settled in Rochester and then moved to New York City where he won a scholarship to study the violin at Julliard and played the violin for many years before devoting his time solely to art.
He lived above the famous Elaine's Restaurant in NYC on 2nd Ave. He led his life simply and was content to paint, compose, and teach an occasional student. He was a member of the Washington Square Outdoor Show Assn. His work was primarily impressionistic paintings and woodblocks, yet he did work in other media.
A Catholic church commissioned him to do an altarpiece, later reneging on the price, so it stood in his
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