(1876 - 1952)
Ettore Cadorin was active/lived in California. Ettore Cadorin is known for sculptor-figure.
Born in Venice, Italy on March 1, 1876 into a long line of artists. Cadorin won a medal while studying in Venice at Académie Royale des Beaux Arts. The King of Italy decorated him with Cross of Chevalier Officer of the Crown of Italy. After further art study in Paris, he came to the U.S. in 1915. He worked at Columbia University before moving to California in 1925 to teach drawing and sculpture at the Santa Barbara State Teachers College. During the 1940s he was a resident of San Francisco. Cadorin died in Sonoma County, CA on June 18, 1952. Member: NSS. Exh: Assistance League (LA), 1934. In: Santa Barbara County Court House; Statuary Hall, U.S. Capitol (Washington, DC); Los Angeles Civic Center; St Mark's Square and Wagner Memorial (Venice).
Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Art of Treasure Island; Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs
(Bénézit, E); American Art Annual
1929-33; Who's Who in American Art
1936-47; Who's Who in California
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