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Jon Corbino Portrait

Jon Corbino Portrait

Jon Corbino

Born:
Vittoria, Italy 1905

Died:
Sarasota, Florida 1964

Active in:

  • New York, New York
  • Rockport, Massachusetts

Photo Caption:
Jon Corbino, 1937, Peter A. Juley & Son Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum J0062423

Photo Caption:
Jon Corbino in front of Bathers' Picnic , 1937, Peter A. Juley & Son Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum J0062422

Biography

Painter. In the style of the Baroque masters, he painted heroic animals and people in catastrophic, violent scenes. Life magazine dubbed him the modern-day Rubens.

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)