Ascenzo, Nicola d'
American, 19th – 20th century, male.
Active in the USA.
Born 25 September 1871, in Italy.
Painter, draughtsman. Landscapes. Designs for stained glass.
Nicola d'Ascenzo went to America at a very young age and was a pupil at Philadelphia Fine Art Academy, where he later taught. He began his career as a portrait painter but in time had considerable success as a designer of stained glass. He was commissioned to create 11 windows for the chapel dedicated to George Washington in Valley Forge, a window for the John D. Rockefeller Church in New York, and a window for the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington DC....