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Pietro Lazzari (American, 1898-1979)

Pietro Lazzari (American, 1898-1979)

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Pietro Lazzari (American, 1898-1979)


Two large ink washes on paper, signed. Minor discoloration and tears along edges.

$165. each

Sheet size: Faces - Approximately 46” x 26” unframed
Nudes - Approximately 28.5” x 22.5” unframed

Born in Rome, Lazzari studied at Rome’s Ornamental School, and lived in Paris before moving to the United States in the 1920s. In 1942, he moved to Washington, DC where he spent the remainder of his life painting, sculpting and teaching.

He was a member of the National Society of Mural Painters, Art Guild of Washington, and the Society of Washington Artists. In addition, he exhibted at such institutions as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, Art Institute of Chicago, and the Corcoran Gallery of Art. He also produced such important commissions as the bronze sculpture of Eleanor Roosevlet at the F.D.R. Library, and a statue of E.M. Galludet, first president of Galludet College.

Lazzari also taught at American University, the Corcoran School of Art, and the Dumbarton College of the Holy Cross. He died in 1979.

Virgil E. McMahan. The Artists of Washington, DC: 1796-1996. (1995.)