Marino Marini

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Birthday
27, 1901
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Aug 6, 1980 (79)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
27, 1901
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Aug 6, 1980 (79)

About

Italian sculptor who made equestrian and nude sculptures, including The Pilgrim, located at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

Before Fame

He studied painting at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Florence and then dedicated himself to sculpture.

Trivia

His work was influenced by Etruscan art and the sculpture of Arturo Martini.

Family Life

He married Mercedes Pedrazzini in 1938.

Associated With

He and Edward Potter are both well known for their equestrian sculptures.