Cleveland-born painter best known for works like Resurrection of Christ and his eight Life of St. Anthony of Padua paintings.
He studied at the Art Students League of New York on an art scholarship.
He helped form the ArtWatch International organization in response to the perceived over-cleaning of the Sistine Chapel.
He had a son with the artist Phyllis Harriman Mason.
He was opposed to the cleaning of the Sistine Chapel, which whose ceilings were painted by legendary artist Michelangelo.