Backyard, Connecticut
1960-80s Gouache

#A9478

Cappi Insinna

This 1960-80s gouache on board abstracted Connecticut backyard scene is by East Coast based painter, teacher and illustrator Cappi Insinna (1915-1992). She studied at the Cleveland School of Art and the Art Students League in the 1940s and served as the head of the Art Department in the St. Cecilia Catholic School system in New Jersey for eight years. Her art teachers and mentors were Robert Brackman (instructor Emeritus and disciple of Robert Henri), Rafael Soyer and Howard Trafton. Cappi exhibited widely in the New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut art scene winning awards for her watercolors across the Tri-State area, New England, and Pennsylvania during the 1960s and 1970s. In 1986, Cappi relocated to New Mexico where she resided and painted every day until her death in 1992. Cappi was married the to Lost Art Salon collection artist Michael Insinna.

1960-80s
Gouache on Board
11"x14" unframed

Excellent vintage condition.

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