Charles Robert Salerno [1916-1999] American modernist sculptor : Contemplation, 1946.

$1,850

Charles Robert Salerno [1916-1999]
United States
Contemplation, 1946
Marble
13-1/2 inches tall

With original bill of sale.

 

Provenance:
2019 ( Dave Smernoff, New Haven, CT ) ;
2019 ( New Haven Auctions – Fred Giampeitro, New Haven, CT ) ;
1977 Private collection of [unknown] ;
1977 ( [Unknown estate auction] ) ;
1977 Estate of Arthur Marcus Loew, Sr (1887-1977) [founder of MGM studios, Hollywood, CA] ;
1946 Private collection of Caroline (Rosenheim) Loew-Minsesheimer (1871-1948) & Arthur Marcus Loew, Sr (1887-1977) [founder of MGM studios, Hollywood, CA] ;
1946 ( E(rhard) Weyhe prints and books on the fine arts (1919-1994), 794 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY ) ;
ca.1946 Charles Robert Salerno [1916-1999], the artist .

 

Charles Robert Salerno (1916-1999) biography:

Birth: August 21, 1916 Brooklyn, NY ;
Death: November 2, 1999 in Melbourne, Micco, FL ;
Sex: Male ;
Ethnicity: White ; 
Zodiac:
Leo ;

Known for: Marble abstract figurative mid-century modern sculptures ;
Medium: Marble ;
Technique: Sculpture ;
Subjects: Figures ; people ;

Areas: Brooklyn, NY ; New York, NY ; Melbourne, Micco, FL (1980-1999) ;
Region: North East ; South East ;
Lived: Brooklyn, NY ; New York, NY ; Melbourne, Micco, FL (1980-1999) ;
Father: Rocco “Robert” Salerno (1889-1980) ;
Mother: Mary J (Accunzo) Salerno (1896-1932) ;
Relatives:
Spouse: Frances Salerno (?-?), wife ;
Children: Lucia (Salerno) Lillien (?-?), daughter ; Franklin Salerno (?-?), son ;

Training:
Instructors:
Work: Monograph of his sculpture (1965) ; Outfit magazine, art director ;

Taught: Washington Irving High School, New York, NY, art instructor ; Adelphi University, Long Island, NY ; City College of New York, New York, NY ; National Academy of Design, New York, NY ;
Students:

Member: National Sculpture Society, New York, NY ; Audubon Artists, New York, NY ; National Academy of Design, New York, NY ;
Exhibited with: United States, France, Mexico, Spain & Belgium ; Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY ; New York World’s Fair, New York, NY ;
Awards: Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Fellowship for Sculpture ; MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH ; Margaret Hirsch-Levine Prize in sculpture ; Roselle McKinney Prize
Purchase Prize at Staten Island Museum ; Audubon Artists Annual ; flying cross and air medal ;

Milestones: Contained within the Anne SK Brown Military Collection of World War II Art at Brown University in RI ;