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artist , museum curator

Lino Sigismondo Lipinsky de Orlov, artist, museum curator.


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


Educated, Rome and Munich, 1914-1919;studied under father at British Academy Arts, Rome, 1922-1925;graduate, Royal Academy Arts, Rome, 1937.


Director, Garibaldi-Meucci Memorial Museum, S.I., New York, since 1956;director annual, Winter Antiques Show, New York, 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, since 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.

Sigismondo Lipinsky

Penner Lipinsky

Elinita K. (Burgess) Lipinsky

Leah Son of Penner

Lino Son of Orlov

Lucian C. Orlov