(1919 - 2000)
Anthony Rizzo was active/lived in California. Anthony Rizzo is known for town-landscape and coastal view painting.
Biography Anthony Rizzo
The following is from Anthony C Rizzo, oldest son of the artist:
My father died on January 15, 2000 due to cancer of liver and the pancreas. He was born on February 24, 1919 in New York state. In 1926 he and his family moved to Culver City, near Santa Monica, California. I am not sure if he was drafted or if he volunteered to go into the army, but he was assigned to, I believe, Pruett Air Army field in Maine.
He worked as a cartoonist for the base newspaper. I am not sure what he did right after the end of World War II, but he did sign up to go to Chouinard Art School sometime in the late 40s. He worked for Walt Disney, starting I believe as of 1951. He was a background painter on Disney on classics including "Sleeping Beauty
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