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Daniel Ralph Celentano
"Houseboat" WPA Depression Era American Scene Modernism Realism Work on Paper

c. 1930s

$2,900

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"Houseboat" WPA Depression Era American Scene Modernism Realism Work on Paper . Daniel Celentano (1902-1980) "Houseboat," 7 x 10 inches. Ink on paper, c. 1930s. Provenance: Janet Marqusee Fine Art. Daniel Celentano at the age of twelve was Thomas Hart Benton's first and youngest student. Celentano often focused on the Italian neighborhood of New York City where he was born and raised as the subject matter of his drawings, paintings and murals. He enjoyed an active career, exhibiting at all the major museums as an accomplished American Scene painter during the WPA and WWII era. His first one-man show was held in 1939 at the Walker Art Galleries. the start of WWII, Celentano went to work at the Grumman Aircraft Plant, where he executed a mural on The Story of Flight.

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