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Rico (Federico) Lebrun (Naples, December 10, 1900 – Malibu, May 9, 1964) was an Italian-American painter and sculptor. He was educated at the Naples Academy of Fine Arts and received practical training at a stained-glass factory. After emigrating to the United States in 1924, he worked as a commercial artist in Pittsburgh and New York for several years. In the early 1930s he returned to Italy where he studied the frescoes of Luca Signorelli. He moved to California in 1936. He exhibited in New York, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Toronto, and taught at Yale, the Art Students' League of New York, and UCLA. He is best known for his series of paintings on "The Crucifixion."
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Worked for Federal Art Project.
American, Italian
Artist, Muralist, Commercial Artist, Painter, Sculptor
Rico Lebrun, Federico Lebrun, Frederico Lebrun
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