Vincent Aderente

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Vincent Aderente (February 20, 1880 Naples, Italy - 1941 Bayside, Queens) was an Italian American muralist.

He studied at the Art Students League, and worked on the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel Ballroom. He was an assistant to Edwin Blashfield.[1]

His work is at St. Matthew's Cathedral, the Denver Mint, the Detroit Public Library, the United States Post Office (Flushing, Queens), the Queens County Court House, Kings County Hospital,[2] the Long Island Savings Bank,[3] and Codington County Courthouse (1929). [4]

He lived in Queens.[5] His papers are in the Archives of American Art,[6] and the Detroit Public Library.[7]

Aderente's art was also used in First World War propaganda. His painting of Columbia, standing atop the United States and charging forward with a billowing flag and sword at her side, was appears on at least two official recruiting posters from this period.


  1. ^ Jennifer Learn-Andes (June 8, 2009). "Granddaughter to photograph courthouse art for Smithsonian". Luzerne County Reporter. 
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  3. ^ "Greater Astoria Historical Society - History Topics". Retrieved 7 January 2015. 
  4. ^ "Codington County Courthouse". Historical Marker Database. Retrieved 2 January 2017. 
  5. ^ "Queens Crap: Bad Bad Bayside". Retrieved 7 January 2015. 
  6. ^ Archives of American Art. "Summary of the Vincent Aderente papers, 1906-1960 - Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution". Retrieved 7 January 2015. 
  7. ^ "Finding Aid for Vincent Aderente papers, 1899-1965.00010". Retrieved 7 January 2015. 

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