Roberto Lupetti, Italian (1918 - 1997)

Roberto Lupetti

Born in Milan, Italy on Dec. 6, 1918. Lupetti studied at the Royal Academy in Rome and was apprenticed to the school of restoration at the Vatican. Following service in WWII, he moved to San Francisco where he taught at the Art Institute.

As well as decorating churches throughout the U.S., he also painted portraits of such celebrities as Ingrid Bergman, Barbara Stanwyck, and General George Marshall. He made his home in Carmel, CA from 1975 until his demise on March 8, 1998. In: Pentagon (Douglas MacArthur).

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Monterey Herald (obit).


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