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Lino Sigismondo Lipinsky de Orlov

Lino Sigismondo Lipinsky de Orlov, artist, museum curator.


  • Orlov, Lino Sigismondo Lipinsky de was born on January 14, 1908 in Rome, Italy. Came to United States, 1940, naturalized, 1945. Son of Sigismondo and Elinita K. (Burgess) Lipinsky de Orlov.

  • Education

    • Student, Rome and Munich, 1919. Studied under father at British Academy Arts, Rome, 1925. Graduate, Royal Academy Arts, Rome, 1937.


    • Director Garibaldi-Meucci Memorial Museum, Staten Island, New York, from 1956. Director annual Winter Antiques Show, 1957-1960. Head exhibits design department Museum City New York, 1959-1967.

      Member art admissions committee Huntington Hartford Foundation, 1962-1965. Curator history John Jay Homestead, New York State Parks and Recreation Division for History Preservation, Katonah, from 1967. Member Washington-Rochambeau National Historic Route Committee, Yorktown, New York, Bedford (New York ) Tricentennial Commission, 1980.

      Art consultant Italian embassy, Washington. Also consulate general Italy in New York City.



    Served with Italian Army, 1936. Served with United States intelligence division 6th Service Command, Office of Strategic Services, World World War World War II. Member Society of America Graphic Artists, Audubon Artists (chairman exhibition committee 1952), Chicago Society Etchers, United Scenic Artists, American Association Museums, Comitato Nazionale Per le Onoranze a Giovanni Da Verrazzano, Gruppo Romano Incisori Artisti, International Platform Association, National Society Literature and Arts, Bedford Farmers' Club, New York State Association Museum, Knights Mark Twain, New York State Employees Association, Bedford History Society.


    • Married Leah Son of Penner, October 1, 1943. Children: Lino Son of, Lucian C.
    • father: Sigismondo Lipinsky
    • father: Penner Lipinsky
    • mother: Elinita K. (Burgess) Lipinsky
    • spouse: Leah Son of Penner
    • children: Lino Son of Orlov
    • Lucian C. Orlov
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    Born January 14, 1908
    Died August 11, 1988
    (aged 80)
    • 1919
      Rome and Munich
    • 1925
    • 1937
      Royal Academy Arts
    • 1957 - 1960
      director, annual Winter Antiques Show
    • 1959 - 1967
      head, exhibits design department Museum City New York
    • 1962 - 1965
      member, art admissions committee Huntington Hartford Foundation