Salvatore Pinto (1905-1966). [Girard Bank #1-Looking West on Chestnut].
Re-strike ca. 1980-2000 by printer Philip Paravano from the original copper plates etched ca. 1935. 10 x 8. Unsigned. Excellent condition.
Salvatore Pinto (1905–1966) was born in Salerno, Italy and made his reputation in the Philadelphia art community. He had two younger brothers, Angelo and Biagio, who were also artists. Salvatore attended the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and was active in the Watercolor Club, The Print Club, The Art Alliance, and the Barnes Foundation. Besides doing etchings such as this, he also did wood engravings, murals, drawings, designed sets and costumes for the Philadelphia Ballet, and was a photographer who worked for the Curtis Publishing Company and for motion pictures.
Other prints by Angelo and Salvatore Pinto:
[16th Street looking North to Broad Street Station]
[Adelphi Theater Broad & Cherry Streets]
[Girard Bank #2 - Looking South on Broad]
[Reading Terminal, Market Street looking West]
[South Broad Street Looking North]
[Trinity Church - Broadway & Wall St.]
[Woolworth Building through Union Square Arch]