Fernando E Ciavatti
Fernando E. Ciavatti was active/lived in New Jersey, New York / Italy. Fernando Ciavatti is known for social realist street scene and portrait painting, designer.
Biography Fernando E. Ciavatti
Fernando E. Ciavatti (1892- ? ) grew up in Naples, Italy. His talent was recognized early through the portrait drawings he made of the adults around him. Soon he became the youngest student of the well known Neapolitan painter Eduardo Pansini (1886-1963).
Although still a teenager, by 1906 - when Ciavatti left for the US - he was a skilled artist. He settled in West Hoboken, NJ, and quickly became a well-liked social figure as well as a popular artist through his lively, realistic paintings of Italian street-scenes and increasing number of portrait-commissions.
In 1920 Ciavatti (also a designer/inventor) submitted an invention (Pat#1,489,385) to the US Patent Office of a "figure toy" wh
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