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Antonio Cirino (1889 - 1983)
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Antonio Cirino (1889 - 1983)
Birches, oil on board, 12" x 10", signed lower left
Cirino was a major figure in both the Rockport, Massachusetts and Providence, Rhode Island art scenes.  Italian born, he came to Providence with his family at the age of two.  He studied at the Rhode Island School of Design and at Columbia, then returned to teach at RISD. Cirino made his first trip to Rockport in 1921, sharing a studio with Parker Perkins.  He later bought his own home in Rockport, spending summers there and the remainder of the year in Rhode Island while teaching at RISD.  He was active in the Providence Art Club, the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, the Rockport Art Association, and many more, receiving numerous awards.