This 20th century watercolor on paper idyllic abstracted landscape 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
Mid-Late 20th Century
Watercolor on Paper
25.5"x18.5" framed, 14"x9.5" unframed
Estate stamped lower right. Excellent vintage condition. Framed in a vintage wood frame in a muted gold pie crust finish using white archival 8-ply museum-style matting with spacers under conservation clear glass.