Maltese sculptor of the statue Les Gavroches, inspired by Les Miserables.
He received a Maltese government grant to study at Rome's Istituto Reale di Belle Arti in his early twenties.
He became curator of the Malta Museum of Fine Arts in 1937.
His aunt, Vittorine Sciortino, greatly encouraged his childhood artistic talent.
His work was inspired by the art of renowned sculptor, Auguste Rodin.