Letizia Pitigliani is first and foremost a painter. But she is also a writer and photographer. Born in Rome, Pitigliani studied under Roberto Melli at Rome’s Accademia di Belle Arti. She now lives and paints in New York. One of her most praised paintings, “Parade of the Tall Ships,” was created in honor of America’s bicentennial. Her paintings are included in numerous public and private collections both here and abroad.