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Salvatore Lascari

 (1884 - 1967)
Salvatore Lascari was active/lived in New York, New Jersey.  Salvatore Lascari is known for architectural, genre, portrait painting, mural, sculpture.

Salvatore Lascari

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Salvatore Lascari (1884-1967)

Born in Sicily in 1884, Salvatore Lascari was an Italian American easel painter, sculptor and muralist, based in New York and later Lodi, New Jersey, where he died in 1967.

Lascari studied at the National Academy of Design and exhibited there in 1927, winning a prize.  He also exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Annuals in 1918 and 1928 and the Art Institute of Chicago in 1919 and 1926, and at the National Sculpture Society Exhibition at the Whitney Museum of Art, among others.

He was a member of The Society of Fellows of The American Academy in Rome, Associate member of the National Academy and member of the Architectural League.

He created the mosaics at the entrance to the Currie Museum in Manchester, New Hampshire.  He also did ceiling panels in the Welsh Library at John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland and murals in various buildings in New York.

Lascari was married to Swedish born Hilda Lascari (Gustafson).

Sources include:
Peter Hastings Falk, Editor, Who Was Who in American Art

Additional information provided by Anthony J. Manzo, a former student of Mr. Lascari

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About  Salvatore Lascari

Born:  1884 - Sicily
Died:   1967 - Lodi, New Jersey
Known for:  architectural, genre, portrait painting, mural, sculpture