Wedo Georgetti

Guido "Wedo" Georgetti (May 18, 1911 – December 12, 2005) was an American painter, etcher, lithographer and sculptor.

He was born in Marche, Italy, and came to the United States in 1913 following he turned two. Wedo Georgetti spent many years travelling as a merchant seaman in the past he gained significant greeting as an artist. He next studied art in New York City. It is believed that he used experiences and images from his extensive travels as inspiration for his art. Although in the 1940s Georgetti was skillfully known for his watercolor art and prints, Georgetti was blacklisted by the running during the McCarthy era. He was not convicted, but it shed a negative light upon his art, making it harder for him to sell his works. Despite this, Georgetti kept pursing his artistic efforts, primarily painting in oils and watercolor, and gave his unsold works to his contacts and family. Georgetti's con is in the accretion of the National Gallery of Art.

Georgetti died at his home in Sausalito, California on December 12, 2005.

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