(1892 - 1995)
Antonio Salemme was active/lived in Pennsylvania, Massachusetts / Bermuda, Italy. Antonio Salemme is known for classical portrait sculpture, landscape and marine painting.
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Biography Antonio Salemme
Antonio Salemme was born in Gaeta, Italy, November 2,1892. After the death of his mother, he moved to Newton, Massachusetts with his father in 1904. He began the study of Art at the Eric Pape Art School*, Boston, painting with George L. Noyes and other painters. He began studying sculpture in Boston.
In 1910, he went on a study tour of Spain and France with Prof. R. R. Goodell of Simmonds College, Boston. In 1912 he was sent by his patron, William A Read of New York, to study sculpture in Rome, where he worked under Angelo Zanelli and studied the Old Masters in the museums.
He served in the Italian Army from 1915 to 1919, spending 31 months at the front. During this time he did sculpture portraits of two of his g
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