Emilio Greco

Emilio Greco

Catania
11 ottobre 1913


Roma
5 aprile 1995

Biography

His work is inspired by Etruscan terracotta, by roman portraiture, by the busts of L. Laurana, and later bythe manierist sculpture. His favourite themes are the bust-portraits and the women nude.
He is the author of the monument to Pinocchio (1954), of the monument to Giovanni XXIII (1965-67), and of the bronze doors for the Duomo di Orvieto (1961-64).