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Peppino Mangravite Portrait

Peppino Mangravite

Born:
Lipari, Italy 1896

Died:
West Cornwall, Connecticut 1978

Active in:

  • New York, New York

Photo Caption:
Peppino Mangravite, Peter A. Juley & Son Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum J0003339

Biography

Painter, muralist, educator and author. Mangravite's pantings of still lifes, figure groups and figures in landscapes strove to symbolize universal truths. He was director of art education at the Ethical Culture School in New York City and at Sarah Lawrence College in Bronzville, N.Y.

Joan Stahl American Artists in Photographic Portraits from the Peter A. Juley & Son Collection (Washington, D.C. and Mineola, New York: National Museum of American Art and Dover Publications, Inc., 1995)