William Anzalone

Black and White Abstract Figurative Mixed Media Drawing of a Female Nude 20th Century



Pen and ink on paper


Black and white figurative drawing by Texas artist William Anzalone. The drawing depicts a nude woman in solitude taking off her robe. Signed by the artist at the bottom right. Framed in a beautiful black modern frame.

Artist Biography

William Anzalone was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1935. He was educated at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1953-1958) in Boston, earning a B.A., M.A. and the Rotch Prize in architecture. In 1956 he attended Pratt Institute, in Brooklyn, studying architectural design. In 1958 he also attended the Museum School at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Anzalone married his wife, Louise, in 1956 and they had one daughter, Toni. The Anzalone’s moved from the East Coast to Houston, Texas in 1959. Soon after arriving in Texas, Anzalone began lecturing at the University of Houston, and also began an association with the gallery Meredith Long & Company. He would rise to full Professor in the University of Houston Art Department before retiring in 1993; and his relationship with Meredith Long would last for sixty years (1959-2019). William and Louise Anzalone established a home on the outskirts of Round Top, Texas in 1983, and moved there permanently in 1987. Louise passed away in 2012. Anzalone continues to live and work in his Round Top studio. William Anzalone’s work is exhibited by the Red & White Gallery in Fayetteville, Texas.

Dimensions With Frame

H 26.25 in x W 28.25 in x D 1.19 in

Dimensions Without Frame

H 22.25 x W 28.25