The painting is oil on board and in good condition with original frame.
ABOUT THE ARTIST;
Emilio Lanzi, also known as Ernest Emil Lanz:
An internationally known painter, lecturer, writer and teacher; he was born in Bern, Switzerland, studied at the Swiss Art Academy of Bern, at the Ecole des Beaux Arts, Colorossi, and Academie Julienne of Paris, France. Lanzi took a course in portraiture at the Academy at Munich, Germany, and two years of anatomy at the Sorbonne University of Paris.
He studied with the greatest artist-teachers of the day, Robert Fleury, Plinio Colombi, Christopher Baumgartner, etc.
Lanzi exhibited extensively in Europe and America, and painted portraits of many famous people. His work is represented in many private collections and galleries.
He taught at the Keszthelyi Academy of Fine Arts and held many positions of responsibility at clubs and societies in the U.S. and abroad. He was the President-Founder of the Atheneum of Philosophy, Science and Art, and a member of the AAPL, Bohemian Club, Prof. Artists Guild, California Art Club, F.I.A.L., St. Martin, Hermetic Lodge, Gnostic Sc., Phoenix, Es. Phil., Masonic Lodge, and others.
Known for his California and Arizona Desert scenes, marines, still lives, portraits, large group compositions, and mythological and religious subject series, Lanzi was the recipient of many medals, prizes and awards.
Listed in, among others:
Who’s Who in American Art, Who’s Who in the West, Kunstlerlexikon
Emilio and Theresa Lanzi maintained a studio in Los Angeles, California.
vintage Lanzi Fine Art Studios biographical pages, title cards, and exhibition stickers affixed verso of various oil paintings; some title and exhibition stickers say Emil Lanz, some say Emilio Lanzi.
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