Nana's Kettle is a favorite of The Tea Leaf Proprietress Sally Collura, because the kettle in the painting was her grandmother Antoinette (Guidice) Urso's kettle. In fact, her uncle Angelo Urso, would often assemble various household items and food stuffs for still life paintings.
Unframed art print on stretched canvas ready for framing. Print of original by New England artist Angelo Urso.
About the artist:
Angelo Urso, born (1931) in Waltham, Massachusetts to Italian immigrants. Urso began sketching as a young boy and upon graduating from Waltham High school he was accepted to New England School of Art on a full scholarship.
While his passion was painting still life, landscapes and portraits, he earned his living as a sign painter, opening his own business in the mid-1950's and retiring in 2007 after more than 50 years in business.
He currently resides in Acton, Massachusetts with his wife Helen and still paints.
This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 16 September, 2009.