Morris Museum Presents an Exhibition of an Unsung American Illustrator: Antonio Petruccelli

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MORRISTOWN, NJ.- The Morris Museum opened a new exhibition, Antonio Petruccelli: An Unsung American Illustrator. Antonio Petruccelli (1907-1994) was a prolific, innovative 20th century illustrator. The exhibition features over 65 works, including covers and illustrations for Fortune, The New Yorker, Life and other magazines, as well as paintings, maps, and textile designs. All of the works in the exhibition are drawn from the Petruccelli Family Collection. Antonio Petruccelli: An Unsung American Illustrator is on view through March 20, 2011. Antonio Petruccelli was born in Fort Lee, NJ. in 1907 and was a longtime resident and active member of the Mount Tabor, NJ community, from 1938 until his death in 1994. Petruccelli developed his artistic talent at an early age and began his career as a textile