Alfred D'Ortenzio was a painter,
illustrator, teacher, and writer who was a local Palm
Springs, California resident for most of the balance of his
He was primarily known for his fashion
illustrations and was an author of one of the primary
textbooks on fashion illustrations entitled Fashion
Sketching: Drawing The Fashion Figure, printed in both
English and Spanish editions.
We were fortunate to get drawings and a
few paintings from his estate.