Biography: Matteo Sandona (1881 - 1964) Matteo Sandona, a California portrait, still life and figure painter and etcher, was primarily known for his portraiture. He was born in Schio, Italy, in 1883 and was raised in the Alps. As a child he showed talent in drawing and modeling, and his parents...... read more


An early California oil painting by Matteo Sandona, titled "Gertrude" The Artists Wife, c. 1920