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Victor Salvatore

 (1885 - 1965)
Victor D. Salvatore was active/lived in New York / Italy.  Victor Salvatore is known for sculpture, painting, teaching.

Biography  
Victor Salvatore


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Born in Italy, Victor Salvatore came to the United States as a child and attended the Art Students League.  In 1904, one of his works won the bronze medal at the St. Louis Exposition.  He exhibited two sculptures in the New York Armory Show of 1913, and had a solo exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago in June, 1915. 

Two of his best know works are the bronze statue of James Fenimore Cooper and the Sandlot Kid for Doubleday Field, both  in Cooperstown, NY.

Mr. Salvatore organized an outdoor art festival in Macdougal Alley in Greenwich Village in 1918.  During the 1920s and 1930s, Mr. Salvatore ran a workshop for young artists at the Greenwich House Settlement.


Submitted February 2007 by Ann Lynch
 
Source:
The New York Times Obituary, April 12, 1965 and archives of the Art Insitute of Chicago.
 


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About  Victor Salvatore

Born:  1885 - Tivoli, Italy
Died:   1965
Known for:  sculpture, painting, teaching