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Original  Drawing: Negro Head, Sketch For Modernist Mural "Lincoln Freeing The Slaves by  Pasquale Giovanni (Johnny) Napolitano - Original Art Work  - 1934 - from Arroyo Seco Books (SKU: 039953)

Original Drawing: Negro Head, Sketch For Modernist Mural "Lincoln Freeing The Slaves

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Original Drawing: Negro Head, Sketch For Modernist Mural "Lincoln Freeing The Slaves

by Napolitano, Pasquale Giovanni (Johnny)

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Los Angeles , 1934. Original Art Work . No Binding. Very Good. Original Sketch. Original Drawing, Image Approximately 16 1/2" X 16". Not Signed Or Dated By The Artist. Napolitano Studied At Chouinard And Otis In 1922-1925, Engaged In Work On Architectural Murals 1925-1930 Working For Designer Herman Sachs On Such Prominent Buildings As Bullocks Wilshire, Los Angeles City Hall, The Palm Beach Biltmore, Etc.; Studied Ceramics In Ny In 1929, And Then Studied Mural Painting In Germany 1930-1931, Returned To Architectural And Other Work In Nyc 1931-1932, Completed Many Wpa Murals In Southern California 1934-1936 And Some Private Commissions Including The Bel Air Bay Club Circa 1937, Illustrated Many Books For Merle Armitage 1935-1960 (Including A Book About Napolitano, 1935), Worked As A Set And Prop Designer And Artist In The 1940'S And Early 1950'S (The King And I, Etc.), Worked As A Designer-Craftsman For Judson Studios, Worked With His Wife On Original Textiles, And Did Commissions For Church Art Work For Several Decades Including Full Church Interiors, Monumental Sculptures, Stained Glass, Textiles, Etc.


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Original Drawing: Negro Head, Sketch For Modernist Mural "Lincoln Freeing The Slaves
Napolitano, Pasquale Giovanni (Johnny)
Original Sketch
No Binding
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Used - Very Good
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Original Art Work
Place of Publication
Los Angeles
Date published
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California: Art and Artists; "Art-Archives of Merle Armitage; and Herman Sachs"; Art-Original Paintings;

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