Marco Sassone

Marco Sassone in his studio.

American-Italian painter.

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Marco Sassone in his studio.

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Square in Florence with a white high water mark of the 1966 flood. At this point the marker is about 4 m high.

1966 flood of the Arno

The 1966 flood of the Arno (Alluvione di Firenze del 4 novembre 1966) in Florence killed 101 people and damaged or destroyed millions of masterpieces of art and rare books.

The 1966 flood of the Arno (Alluvione di Firenze del 4 novembre 1966) in Florence killed 101 people and damaged or destroyed millions of masterpieces of art and rare books.

Square in Florence with a white high water mark of the 1966 flood. At this point the marker is about 4 m high.
Manuscripts from the National Library being washed and dried in the boiler room of Firenze Santa Maria Novella railway station, after the flood

Artist Marco Sassone, in a 1969 interview, recalled the impact of the flood on Florence's residents: "The only thing you could do was watch and be helpless. Nature was master...the women became crazy with fear. They began throwing things from the windows and screaming 'who is going to save my children?'" It was reported that 101 people lost their lives in the flood waters.

Venus de Milo, at the Louvre

Donelson Hoopes

American art historian and curator.

American art historian and curator.

Venus de Milo, at the Louvre

Hoopes was a scholar of nineteenth- and twentieth-century American art, especially the work of Thomas Eakins, Winslow Homer, John Singer Sargent, and Marco Sassone.

Peter Clothier

British writer and art critic who has published reviews, books of poetry, novels, and non-fiction works, mostly with a focus on art and artists.

British writer and art critic who has published reviews, books of poetry, novels, and non-fiction works, mostly with a focus on art and artists.

His catalog introductions have covered work by a wide variety of artists, including Paul Darrow, Kim McCarty, Don Bachardy, David Hockney, Estaban Vicente, Keith Sklar, Richard Hunt, Carole Caroompas, Michael Brewster, Betye Saar, Don Resnick, Gwynn Murrill, Marc Sassone, Gertrud and Otto Natzler, Masami Teraoka, Roy Thurston, Mark Strickland, and Rotraut.

Sassone

Italian surname meaning "Saxon".

Italian surname meaning "Saxon".

Marco Sassone (born 1942), Italian painter