O/B "October Afternoon" by Antonio Cirino
An O/B "October Afternoon" by Antonio Cirino. Signed on lower left.
The artists label and dated 1912 on the reverse.
7 1/2" by 9 1/2" sight.
Excellent untouched condition.
Born in Italy, March 23, 1888, Antonio Cirino came to the United States as a child of three. He had talents for painting, writing, teaching, and designing jewelry.
In the 1920s, he discovered Rockport, Massachusetts. He began living there
in the summers and in Providence, Rhode Island the remainder of the year.
He attended the Rhode Island School of Design
from 1904-1909 and later taught there.
He received a Bachelor of Science Degree,
from Columbia Teachers College in 1912.
He studied art in Italy and was a pupil of Arthur Wesley Dow.
Antonio Cirino was a founding member of the Rockport Art Association.
Cirino joined the Salmagundi Club of New York City in 1926 as a non-resident Artist Member.
He actively contributed to the exhibitions,
until his death, November 28, 1983.
He was a committed plein-air painter, loving the feeling of working directly from nature.
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