Antonio Sciortino

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Birthday
25, 1879
Birthplace
Malta
Death Date
Aug 10, 1947 (68)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
25, 1879
Birthplace
Malta
Death Date
Aug 10, 1947 (68)

About

Maltese sculptor of the statue Les Gavroches, inspired by Les Miserables.

Before Fame

He received a Maltese government grant to study at Rome's Istituto Reale di Belle Arti in his early twenties.

Trivia

He became curator of the Malta Museum of Fine Arts in 1937.

Family Life

His aunt, Vittorine Sciortino, greatly encouraged his childhood artistic talent.

Associated With

His work was inspired by the art of renowned sculptor, Auguste Rodin.