24″ x 60″ on Masonite, signed Nicholas U. Comito. buyer pays for shipping.
Biography from the Archives of askART
Comito was a painter, lithographer and a teacher. From his exhibition history, he painted landscapes, still life and portraits. He was born in New York City in 1906. His education was at New York University, the National Academy of Design School and abroad in Italy. He exhibited paintings at the 1934 Salons of America. In 1940 his Fig Leaves and Fruit won the Second Hallgarten Prize at the National Academy of Design; he also exhibited there again in 1944. Comito exhibited at the American Watercolor Society; Brooklyn Museum; Carnegie Institute; the Currier Gallery of Art; Irvington, NJ, 1945 (prize); the Jersey City Art Museum, 1945 (prize); the Library of Congress; the Philadelphia Watercolor Club; the Washington Watercolor Club; and the Wawasee Art Gallery, Syracuse, Indiana, 1945 (prize).He died in Brooklyn, NY in 1990.Submitted by Roy Wood, Jr., 2005