From the Collection: 2020-Apr-8

From the Collection: Frank Licciardi

Francesco “Frank” Licciardi was a well-known and beloved artist and entrepreneur in the Dubuque area from the mid-1950s to the early 1980s. He was best-known for his figure paintings, especially his portraits. If you knew Frank when he lived here, then you or a family member may be one of the many people who had their portrait painted by him. If you have a memory about Frank Licciardi that you’d like to share, please add it in the comments.

Francesco Licciardi, Mother with Child, n.d., oil and charcoal on Masonite, 48 x 36 inches, Collection of the Dubuque Museum of Art. Gift of C. Robert Justmann & Family.