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    • RALPH DELLA-VOLPE - UNTITLED #106
      Sep. 27, 2023

      RALPH DELLA-VOLPE - UNTITLED #106

      Est: $200 - $400

      Lot 216 Ralph Della-Volpe American (1923-2017) Untitled #106 oil on canvas (unstretched) signed lower left image: 48 x40 inches unframed Provenance: The Estate of Ralph Della Volpe

      Capsule Gallery Auction
    • RALPH DELLA-VOLPE - SAND DUNE PATTERNS
      Sep. 27, 2023

      RALPH DELLA-VOLPE - SAND DUNE PATTERNS

      Est: $400 - $600

      Lot 214 Ralph Della-Volpe American (1923-2017) Sand Dune Patterns oil on canvas signed upper right and again to stretcher and verso 36 1/2 x 26 inches frame dimensions: 38 x 26 3/4 x 1 1/4 inches, wood frame Provenance: The Estate of Ralph Della Volpe

      Capsule Gallery Auction
    • RALPH DELLA-VOLPE - UNTITLED #107
      Sep. 27, 2023

      RALPH DELLA-VOLPE - UNTITLED #107

      Est: $200 - $400

      Lot 212 Ralph Della-Volpe American (1923-2017) Untitled #107 oil on canvas (unstretched) signed lower left image: 47 1/2 x 36 inches unframed Provenance: The Estate of Ralph Della Volpe

      Capsule Gallery Auction
    • RALPH DELLA-VOLPE - BEACHED BOAT
      Jun. 15, 2023

      RALPH DELLA-VOLPE - BEACHED BOAT

      Est: $300 - $500

      Lot 18 Ralph Della-Volpe American (1923-2017) Beached Boat oil on canvas signed lower left and to stretcher 22 x 28 inches unframed Provenance: The Estate of Ralph Della Volpe

      Capsule Gallery Auction
    • RALPH DELLA-VOLPE - WINTER FARM
      Dec. 08, 2022

      RALPH DELLA-VOLPE - WINTER FARM

      Est: $300 - $500

      Lot 276 Ralph Della-Volpe American (1923-2017) Winter Farm oil on canvas board signed lower left and verso 10 x 14 inches frame dimensions: 14 1/2 x 18 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches, wood frame Provenance: The Estate of Ralph Della Volpe

      Capsule Gallery Auction
    • RALPH DELLA-VOLPE - STILL LIFE ON A YELLOW TABLE
      Dec. 08, 2022

      RALPH DELLA-VOLPE - STILL LIFE ON A YELLOW TABLE

      Est: $400 - $600

      Lot 275 Ralph Della-Volpe American (1923-2017) Still Life on a Yellow Table oil on canvas signed upper right 20 x 22 inches frame dimensions: 23 1/4 x 25 1/4 x 2 inches, wood frame Provenance: The Estate of Ralph Della Volpe

      Capsule Gallery Auction
    • RALPH DELLA-VOLPE - UNTITLED #109
      Dec. 08, 2022

      RALPH DELLA-VOLPE - UNTITLED #109

      Est: $200 - $400

      Lot 29 Ralph Della-Volpe American (1923-2017) Untitled #109 oil on canvas (unstretched) signed lower right image: 48 x 30 inches unframed Provenance: The Estate of Ralph Della Volpe

      Capsule Gallery Auction
    • RALPH DELLA-VOLPE - UNTITLED #111
      Dec. 08, 2022

      RALPH DELLA-VOLPE - UNTITLED #111

      Est: $200 - $400

      Lot 28 Ralph Della-Volpe American (1923-2017) Untitled #111 oil on canvas (unstretched) signed lower left image: 48 x 40 inches unframed Provenance: The Estate of Ralph Della Volpe

      Capsule Gallery Auction
    • RALPH DELLA-VOLPE - UNTITLED #110
      Dec. 08, 2022

      RALPH DELLA-VOLPE - UNTITLED #110

      Est: $200 - $400

      Lot 26 Ralph Della-Volpe American (1923-2017) Untitled #110 oil on canvas (unstretched) signed upper right image: 48 x 29 1/2 inches unframed Provenance: The Estate of Ralph Della Volpe

      Capsule Gallery Auction
    • RALPH DELLA-VOLPE - CALM SAIL
      Dec. 08, 2022

      RALPH DELLA-VOLPE - CALM SAIL

      Est: $300 - $500

      Lot 24 Ralph Della-Volpe American (1923-2017) Calm Sail oil and acrylic on canvas signed verso 22 x 26 inches unframed Provenance: The Estate of Ralph Della Volpe

      Capsule Gallery Auction
    • RALPH DELLA-VOLPE - SUNSET SAIL
      Dec. 08, 2022

      RALPH DELLA-VOLPE - SUNSET SAIL

      Est: $200 - $400

      Lot 23 Ralph Della-Volpe American (1923-2017) Sunset Sail oil on canvas signed lower right and verso 22 x 20 inches unframed Provenance: The Estate of Ralph Della Volpe

      Capsule Gallery Auction
    • RALPH DELLA-VOLPE - INTEREST TALK
      Dec. 08, 2022

      RALPH DELLA-VOLPE - INTEREST TALK

      Est: $200 - $400

      Lot 20 Ralph Della-Volpe American (1923-2017) Interest Talk oil on canvas signed upper right and again to stretcher and verso 28 x 24 inches unframed Provenance: The Estate of Ralph Della Volpe

      Capsule Gallery Auction
    • RALPH DELLA-VOLPE - THE VALLEY
      Dec. 08, 2022

      RALPH DELLA-VOLPE - THE VALLEY

      Est: $300 - $500

      Lot 17 Ralph Della-Volpe American (1923-2017) The Valley oil on canvas signed lower left and again to stretcher and verso 16 x 20 inches frame dimensions: 22 1/4 x 26 x 2 1/4 inches, wood frame Provenance: The Estate of Ralph Della Volpe

      Capsule Gallery Auction
    • RALPH DELLA-VOLPE - AUTUMN'S START
      Nov. 17, 2022

      RALPH DELLA-VOLPE - AUTUMN'S START

      Est: $200 - $400

      Lot 72 Ralph Della-Volpe American (1923-2017) Autumn's Start oil on canvas signed lower left 22 x 24 inches unframed Provenance: The Estate of Ralph Della Volpe

      Capsule Gallery Auction
    • RALPH DELLA-VOLPE - SHELL COLLECTION
      Nov. 17, 2022

      RALPH DELLA-VOLPE - SHELL COLLECTION

      Est: $300 - $500

      Lot 69 Ralph Della-Volpe American (1923-2017) Shell Collection oil on canvas signed lower left and again to stretcher 39 3/4 x 39 3/4 inches frame dimensions: 40 3/4 x 40 3/4 x 1 1/2 inches, wood frame Provenance: The Estate of Ralph Della Volpe

      Capsule Gallery Auction
    • RALPH DELLA-VOLPE - TWO SEAWEED PATCHES
      Nov. 17, 2022

      RALPH DELLA-VOLPE - TWO SEAWEED PATCHES

      Est: $200 - $400

      Lot 68 Ralph Della-Volpe American (1923-2017) Two Seaweed Patches oil on canvas signed lower left and again to stretcher and verso 30 x 20 inches frame dimensions: 30 1/4 x 20 1/4 x 1 1/2 inches, aluminum frame Provenance: The Estate of Ralph Della Volpe

      Capsule Gallery Auction
    • RALPH DELLA-VOLPE - CLOUDS OVER DUNE
      Nov. 17, 2022

      RALPH DELLA-VOLPE - CLOUDS OVER DUNE

      Est: $400 - $600

      Lot 51 Ralph Della-Volpe American (1923-2017) Clouds Over Dune oil on canvas signed upper right and again to stretcher and verso 34 x 30 inches frame dimensions: 34 3/4 x 30 3/4 x 1 5/8 inches, wood frame Provenance: The Estate of Ralph Della Volpe

      Capsule Gallery Auction
    • RALPH DELLA-VOLPE - PINK BEACH HOUSE
      Nov. 17, 2022

      RALPH DELLA-VOLPE - PINK BEACH HOUSE

      Est: $300 - $500

      Lot 4 Ralph Della-Volpe American (1923-2017) Pink Beach House oil on canvas signed lower right 26 x 30 inches unframed Provenance: The Estate of Ralph Della Volpe

      Capsule Gallery Auction
    • Ralph Della-Volpe (American, b. 1923), "Conversation After Dinner", oil on canvas, vibrant home scene depicts two women sitting on a...
      Jan. 18, 2021

      Ralph Della-Volpe (American, b. 1923), "Conversation After Dinner", oil on canvas, vibrant home scene depicts two women sitting on a...

      Est: $200 - $400

      Ralph Della-Volpe (American, b. 1923), "Conversation After Dinner", oil on canvas, vibrant home scene depicts two women sitting on a couch with tea service set in front of them, their color palette seems to blend them into the couch, signed lower right, inscriptions on stretcher, not examined out of frame, wear consistent with age, ss: 23 1/2 x 29 1/2.

      Winter Associates, Inc.
    • Ralph Eugene Della-Volpe
      Oct. 16, 2020

      Ralph Eugene Della-Volpe

      Est: $200 - $300

      Ralph Eugene Della-Volpe (American, 1923-2017) NEW YORK, 1947 lithograph, unframed, signed & titled in pencil sheet H16" W10" Provenance: Estate of Katrina Hickox Becker Other Notes: Della Volp's lithographs can be found in the National Gallery of Art collection (2008.115.1461 to 1462) including an example of this New York scene

      Charlton Hall
    • Ralph Della-Volpe, Seated Woman in Black Dress, Ink Drawing.
      Oct. 24, 2019

      Ralph Della-Volpe, Seated Woman in Black Dress, Ink Drawing.

      Est: $600 - $900

      Artist: Ralph Della-Volpe, American (1923 - 2017) Title: Seated Woman in Black Dress Medium: Ink on Paper, signed u.r. Size: 24 x 17.75 in. (60.96 x 45.085 cm)

      RoGallery
    • Ralph Della-Volpe, Portrait of an Older Woman, Oil Painting
      Sep. 27, 2018

      Ralph Della-Volpe, Portrait of an Older Woman, Oil Painting

      Est: $600 - $900

      Artist: Ralph Della-Volpe, American (1923 - 2017) Title: Portrait of an Older Woman Year: circa 1980 Medium: Oil on Canvas, signed l.r. Size: 19.5 x 15.5 in. (49.53 x 39.37 cm) Frame Size: 28 x 24 inches

      RoGallery
    • Ralph Della-Volpe, Seated Woman in Black Dress, Ink Drawing
      Sep. 27, 2018

      Ralph Della-Volpe, Seated Woman in Black Dress, Ink Drawing

      Est: $600 - $900

      Artist: Ralph Della-Volpe, American (1923 - 2017) Title: Seated Woman in Black Dress Medium: Ink on Paper, signed u.r. Size: 24 x 17.75 in. (60.96 x 45.085 cm)

      RoGallery
    • Ralph Della-Volpe lithograph
      Aug. 11, 2018

      Ralph Della-Volpe lithograph

      Est: $200 - $400

      Ralph Della-Volpe (American 1923-2017)- Construction- lithograph, 1947, signed in pencil, good condition. 14 1/2 x 8 3/8''

      Rachel Davis Fine Arts
    • C/I/W/C on paper Abstraction #1- R. Della- Volpe
      Feb. 15, 2016

      C/I/W/C on paper Abstraction #1- R. Della- Volpe

      Est: $50 - $100

      Chalk, ink watercolor on paper painting by Ralph Della-Volpe. Abstract painting signed on the lower lower left side, painting framed and under glass.

      Louis J. Dianni, LLC
    • C/I/W/C on paper Abstraction #1- R. Della- Volpe
      Aug. 08, 2015

      C/I/W/C on paper Abstraction #1- R. Della- Volpe

      Est: $50 - $100

      Category: Paintings Description: Abstraction #1, by Ralph Della-Volpe, signed lower left. Pastel, ink, watercolor on paper under glass.

      Louis J. Dianni, LLC
    • Pastel, Butterfly Catcher, Ralph Della- Volpe,
      Feb. 16, 2015

      Pastel, Butterfly Catcher, Ralph Della- Volpe,

      Est: $50 - $100

      Description: Butterfly Catcher, by Ralph Della-Volpe, Pastel, signed lower right. Pastel under glass. Material: Pastel Maker/Artist: Ralph Della-Volpe Date: c. 1980's Provenance: N/A Size of Artwork: H. 12 x W. 15 Weight (LBS) 5 Condition: Barn depicted is close to his studio in Millbrook, NY.Very good condition. No marks on pastel. Painting is under glass. Matte has a very slight bubbling/curvature along top edge History: Biography: Born in New York in 1923, Ralph Della-Volpe attended New York City's prestigious National Academy of Design. His art career was briefly interrupted when he served in the Army during World War II. He saw action on Utah Beach during the European invasion, was wounded twice and received the Purple Heart. Back home after the war, he studied at the Art Students League in New York City for four years, eventually taking a job at Bennett College in Millbrook as a teacher of drawing and painting. The teaching position allowed him time to create his own studio work, and he experimented with an array of styles, from the academic to the abstract. He remained at Bennett College for 28 years and was chairman of its Art Department for a large part of that time. Over the long course of his careerclose to 60 years nowMr. Della-Volpe has favored oils as his medium of choice. He has participated in numerous group and solo shows over the years, including a golden anniversary one-man show at the Warren Street Gallery in Hudson, New York, in 1994. The artist has lectured widely on art at colleges and universities and to gallery groups, art groups and civic organizations. He is listed in the Dictionary of American Painters, Who's Who in the East, Who's Who in American Art, and the Artists' Biographical Dictionary, among many other publications. Mr. Della-Volpe's work is represented in such collections as the New York Cultural Center, the Art Students League, The Slater Museum in Norwich, Connecticut, the Treasury Building in Washington, D.C., and the Library of Congress (Pennell Collection). He has served as a juror in many art exhibitions throughout the New York area and is the recipient of numerous awards and prizes for his work. Barn depicted in painting is close to his studio in Millbrook, NY.

      Louis J. Dianni, LLC
    • C/I/W/C on paper Abstraction #1- R. Della- Volpe
      Feb. 16, 2015

      C/I/W/C on paper Abstraction #1- R. Della- Volpe

      Est: $50 - $100

      Description: Abstraction #1, by Ralph Della-Volpe, signed lower left. Pastel, ink, watercolor on paper under glass. Material: Charcoal, ink, watercolor, paper Maker/Artist: Ralph Della-Volpe Date: c. 1950 Provenance: N/A Size of Artwork: H. 19.5 x W. 23.5 Weight (LBS) 8.8 Condition: Very good condition. No marks on pastel. Painting is under glass. History: Biography: Born in New York in 1923, Ralph Della-Volpe attended New York City's prestigious National Academy of Design. His art career was briefly interrupted when he served in the Army during World War II. He saw action on Utah Beach during the European invasion, was wounded twice and received the Purple Heart. Back home after the war, he studied at the Art Students League in New York City for four years, eventually taking a job at Bennett College in Millbrook as a teacher of drawing and painting. The teaching position allowed him time to create his own studio work, and he experimented with an array of styles, from the academic to the abstract. He remained at Bennett College for 28 years and was chairman of its Art Department for a large part of that time. Over the long course of his careerclose to 60 years nowMr. Della-Volpe has favored oils as his medium of choice. He has participated in numerous group and solo shows over the years, including a golden anniversary one-man show at the Warren Street Gallery in Hudson, New York, in 1994. The artist has lectured widely on art at colleges and universities and to gallery groups, art groups and civic organizations. He is listed in the Dictionary of American Painters, Who's Who in the East, Who's Who in American Art, and the Artists' Biographical Dictionary, among many other publications. Mr. Della-Volpe's work is represented in such collections as the New York Cultural Center, the Art Students League, The Slater Museum in Norwich, Connecticut, the Treasury Building in Washington, D.C., and the Library of Congress (Pennell Collection). He has served as a juror in many art exhibitions throughout the New York area and is the recipient of numerous awards and prizes for his work.

      Louis J. Dianni, LLC
    • O/C Snake Plant Still life, Ralph Della-Volpe
      Feb. 16, 2015

      O/C Snake Plant Still life, Ralph Della-Volpe

      Est: $100 - $200

      Description: Snake Plant Still Life, by Ralph Della-Volpe, Oil on canvas. Material: Oil on canvas Maker/Artist: Ralph Della-Volpe Date: c. 1980 Provenance: N/A Size of Artwork: H. 22 x W .18 Weight (LBS) 1.4 Condition: No craquelure. Under UV light no inpainting. History: Biography: Born in New York in 1923, Ralph Della-Volpe attended New York City's prestigious National Academy of Design. His art career was briefly interrupted when he served in the Army during World War II. He saw action on Utah Beach during the European invasion, was wounded twice and received the Purple Heart. Back home after the war, he studied at the Art Students League in New York City for four years, eventually taking a job at Bennett College in Millbrook as a teacher of drawing and painting. The teaching position allowed him time to create his own studio work, and he experimented with an array of styles, from the academic to the abstract. He remained at Bennett College for 28 years and was chairman of its Art Department for a large part of that time. Over the long course of his careerclose to 60 years nowMr. Della-Volpe has favored oils as his medium of choice. He has participated in numerous group and solo shows over the years, including a golden anniversary one-man show at the Warren Street Gallery in Hudson, New York, in 1994. The artist has lectured widely on art at colleges and universities and to gallery groups, art groups and civic organizations. He is listed in the Dictionary of American Painters, Who's Who in the East, Who's Who in American Art, and the Artists' Biographical Dictionary, among many other publications. Mr. Della-Volpe's work is represented in such collections as the New York Cultural Center, the Art Students League, The Slater Museum in Norwich, Connecticut, the Treasury Building in Washington, D.C., and the Library of Congress (Pennell Collection). He has served as a juror in many art exhibitions throughout the New York area and is the recipient of numerous awards and prizes for his work.

      Louis J. Dianni, LLC
    • Charcoal,The Garden, Della-Volpe Millbrook, NY,
      Feb. 16, 2015

      Charcoal,The Garden, Della-Volpe Millbrook, NY,

      Est: $50 - $100

      Description: The Garden, by Ralph Della-Volpe. Charcoal drawing on canvas, signed lower right. Material: Charcoal Maker/Artist: Ralph Della-Volpe Date: C. 1980 Provenance: N/A Size of Artwork: H. 14 x W.10 Weight (LBS) .4 Condition: Very good condition. History: Biography: Born in New York in 1923, Ralph Della-Volpe attended New York City's prestigious National Academy of Design. His art career was briefly interrupted when he served in the Army during World War II. He saw action on Utah Beach during the European invasion, was wounded twice and received the Purple Heart. Back home after the war, he studied at the Art Students League in New York City for four years, eventually taking a job at Bennett College in Millbrook as a teacher of drawing and painting. The teaching position allowed him time to create his own studio work, and he experimented with an array of styles, from the academic to the abstract. He remained at Bennett College for 28 years and was chairman of its Art Department for a large part of that time. Over the long course of his careerclose to 60 years nowMr. Della-Volpe has favored oils as his medium of choice. He has participated in numerous group and solo shows over the years, including a golden anniversary one-man show at the Warren Street Gallery in Hudson, New York, in 1994. The artist has lectured widely on art at colleges and universities and to gallery groups, art groups and civic organizations. He is listed in the Dictionary of American Painters, Who's Who in the East, Who's Who in American Art, and the Artists' Biographical Dictionary, among many other publications. Mr. Della-Volpe's work is represented in such collections as the New York Cultural Center, the Art Students League, The Slater Museum in Norwich, Connecticut, the Treasury Building in Washington, D.C., and the Library of Congress (Pennell Collection). He has served as a juror in many art exhibitions throughout the New York area and is the recipient of numerous awards and prizes for his work.

      Louis J. Dianni, LLC
    • Charcoal drawing, Ralph Della- Volpe Millbrook,NY
      Feb. 16, 2015

      Charcoal drawing, Ralph Della- Volpe Millbrook,NY

      Est: $50 - $100

      Description: Woods at Night, by Ralph Della-Volpe. Charcoal drawing on canvas, signed lower right. Material: Charcoal on canvas Maker/Artist: Ralph Della-Volpe Date: c. 1980 Provenance: N/A Size of Artwork: H. 18 x W. 24 Weight (LBS) .6 Condition: Very good condition. Matte has some minor wear. History: Biography: Artist biography: Born in New York in 1923, Ralph Della-Volpe attended New York City's prestigious National Academy of Design. His art career was briefly interrupted when he served in the Army during World War II. He saw action on Utah Beach during the European invasion, was wounded twice and received the Purple Heart. Back home after the war, he studied at the Art Students League in New York City for four years, eventually taking a job at Bennett College in Millbrook as a teacher of drawing and painting. The teaching position allowed him time to create his own studio work, and he experimented with an array of styles, from the academic to the abstract. He remained at Bennett College for 28 years and was chairman of its Art Department for a large part of that time. Over the long course of his careerclose to 60 years nowMr. Della-Volpe has favored oils as his medium of choice. He has participated in numerous group and solo shows over the years, including a golden anniversary one-man show at the Warren Street Gallery in Hudson, New York, in 1994. The artist has lectured widely on art at colleges and universities and to gallery groups, art groups and civic organizations. He is listed in the Dictionary of American Painters, Who's Who in the East, Who's Who in American Art, and the Artists' Biographical Dictionary, among many other publications. Mr. Della-Volpe's work is represented in such collections as the New York Cultural Center, the Art Students League, The Slater Museum in Norwich, Connecticut, the Treasury Building in Washington, D.C., and the Library of Congress (Pennell Collection). He has served as a juror in many art exhibitions throughout the New York area and is the recipient of numerous awards and prizes for his work.

      Louis J. Dianni, LLC
    • Etching/Aquatint, Terry, Della-Volpe
      Aug. 09, 2014

      Etching/Aquatint, Terry, Della-Volpe

      Est: $20 - $40

      Medium: Etchin/Aquatint Support: Paper Artist: Ralph Della-Volpe Artist Dates: 1923- Country of Origin: America Title & Description: "Terry"This etching shows a surrealist, almost Picasso-esque drawing of a woman in her bedroom with the shades drawn. The proportions are exaggerated and the perspective deliberately skewed. The title and the signature of the artist are written in pencil below the etching. Signature: Ralph Della Volpe Date of Work: 1946-48 Frame: Paper Work Size: 10.0x7.0" Frame Size: 16.75x12.5" Weight: 0.2oz Provenance: Connecticut Estate Condition: The top left corner of the paper it is imprinted on is torn with a crease in the bottom left corner as well. No damage appears to be done to the main drawing.Meta: Surreal, Woman,Aquatint Artist Biography: Born in New York in 1923, Ralph Della-Volpe attended New York City's prestigious National Academy of Design. His art career was briefly interrupted when he served in the Army during World War II. He saw action on Utah Beach during the European invasion, was wounded twice and received the Purple Heart. Back home after the war, he studied at the Art Students League in New York City for four years, eventually taking a job at Bennett College in Millbrook as a teacher of drawing and painting. The teaching position allowed him time to create his own studio work, and he experimented with an array of styles, from the academic to the abstract. He remained at Bennett College for 28 years and was chairman of its Art Department for a large part of that time. Over the long course of his careerclose to 60 years nowMr. Della-Volpe has favored oils as his medium of choice. He has participated in numerous group and solo shows over the years, including a golden anniversary one-man show at the Warren Street Gallery in Hudson, New York, in 1994. The artist has lectured widely on art at colleges and universities and to gallery groups, art groups and civic organizations. He is listed in the Dictionary of American Painters, Who's Who in the East, Who's Who in American Art, and the Artists' Biographical Dictionary, among many other publications. Mr. Della-Volpe's work is represented in such collections as the New York Cultural Center, the Art Students League, The Slater Museum in Norwich, Connecticut, the Treasury Building in Washington, D.C., and the Library of Congress (Pennell Collection). He has served as a juror in many art exhibitions throughout the New York area and is the recipient of numerous awards and prizes for his work.

      Louis J. Dianni, LLC
    • O/C, 'Portrait of Girl', Ralph Della-Volpe
      Aug. 09, 2014

      O/C, 'Portrait of Girl', Ralph Della-Volpe

      Est: $100 - $200

      Medium: O/C Support: Cardboard Artist: Ralph Della-Volpe Artist Dates: 1923- Country of Origin: America Title & Description: Portrait of a Young Girl.This oil painting is done in browns and white and shows the bust of a girl. The girl is wearing a dark jacket, buttoned to the throat, with a white collar folded over top of it. A similarly dark headband holds her hair out of her face. Signature: Della-Volpe Date of Work: Late 20th C, Frame: Varnished wood Work Size: 15.5x11.5" Frame Size: 18.0x14.0" Weight: 1.6lbs Provenance: Connecticut Estate Condition: Heavy brush strokes make it possible to see the canvas through the paint, and beneath the girl's chin is a single quarter inch stripe of yellow that doesn't match the painting.Meta: Girl, Oil Artist Biography: Born in New York in 1923, Ralph Della-Volpe attended New York City's prestigious National Academy of Design. His art career was briefly interrupted when he served in the Army during World War II. He saw action on Utah Beach during the European invasion, was wounded twice and received the Purple Heart. Back home after the war, he studied at the Art Students League in New York City for four years, eventually taking a job at Bennett College in Millbrook as a teacher of drawing and painting. The teaching position allowed him time to create his own studio work, and he experimented with an array of styles, from the academic to the abstract. He remained at Bennett College for 28 years and was chairman of its Art Department for a large part of that time. Over the long course of his careerclose to 60 years nowMr. Della-Volpe has favored oils as his medium of choice. He has participated in numerous group and solo shows over the years, including a golden anniversary one-man show at the Warren Street Gallery in Hudson, New York, in 1994. The artist has lectured widely on art at colleges and universities and to gallery groups, art groups and civic organizations. He is listed in the Dictionary of American Painters, Who's Who in the East, Who's Who in American Art, and the Artists' Biographical Dictionary, among many other publications. Mr. Della-Volpe's work is represented in such collections as the New York Cultural Center, the Art Students League, The Slater Museum in Norwich, Connecticut, the Treasury Building in Washington, D.C., and the Library of Congress (Pennell Collection). He has served as a juror in many art exhibitions throughout the New York area and is the recipient of numerous awards and prizes for his work.

      Louis J. Dianni, LLC
    • O/C, 'Conversing After Theater, Ralph Della-Volpe
      Aug. 09, 2014

      O/C, 'Conversing After Theater, Ralph Della-Volpe

      Est: $50 - $100

      Medium: O/C Support: Canvas Artist: Ralph Della-Volpe Artist Dates: 1923- Country of Origin: America Title & Description: 'Conversing After the Theater'This oil painting uses bright colors, even colors typically noted as "cool" - namely green, purple, and blue - to create a warm scene. The depiction, while purposefully vague, accurately shows an elderly man and woman on a sofa in a carpeted room. Perspective bends with the couch, making it difficult to accurately gauge size or true shape. Signature: Ralph Della-Volpe (verso) Date of Work: Late 20th C. Frame: None Work Size: 36.25x28.0" Frame Size: N/A Weight: 3.4lbs Provenance: Connecticut Estate Condition: This painting, despite having no frame, is in excellent condition and shows no tearing or repairs. Meta: Surreal, Perspective, Oil Artist Biography: Born in New York in 1923, Ralph Della-Volpe attended New York City's prestigious National Academy of Design. His art career was briefly interrupted when he served in the Army during World War II. He saw action on Utah Beach during the European invasion, was wounded twice and received the Purple Heart. Back home after the war, he studied at the Art Students League in New York City for four years, eventually taking a job at Bennett College in Millbrook as a teacher of drawing and painting. The teaching position allowed him time to create his own studio work, and he experimented with an array of styles, from the academic to the abstract. He remained at Bennett College for 28 years and was chairman of its Art Department for a large part of that time. Over the long course of his careerclose to 60 years nowMr. Della-Volpe has favored oils as his medium of choice. He has participated in numerous group and solo shows over the years, including a golden anniversary one-man show at the Warren Street Gallery in Hudson, New York, in 1994. The artist has lectured widely on art at colleges and universities and to gallery groups, art groups and civic organizations. He is listed in the Dictionary of American Painters, Who's Who in the East, Who's Who in American Art, and the Artists' Biographical Dictionary, among many other publications. Mr. Della-Volpe's work is represented in such collections as the New York Cultural Center, the Art Students League, The Slater Museum in Norwich, Connecticut, the Treasury Building in Washington, D.C., and the Library of Congress (Pennell Collection). He has served as a juror in many art exhibitions throughout the New York area and is the recipient of numerous awards and prizes for his work.

      Louis J. Dianni, LLC
    • RALPH DELLA-VOLPE (American, b. 1923) ''Figure and
      Jan. 24, 2009

      RALPH DELLA-VOLPE (American, b. 1923) ''Figure and

      Est: -

      RALPH DELLA-VOLPE (American, b. 1923) ''Figure and Tablecloth,'' oil on canvas (framed). (Provenance: Private Collection, New Jersey.) Signed. 48'' x 37''.

      Rago Arts and Auction Center
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