Following is copy from two exhibition documents plus a list of collections holding work by Victor Riu. Submitted by Christine I. Oaklander, Ph.D., Arts Coordinator, Lehigh Valley Health Network.
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
January 7 through 31, 1972
Born in Trieste, Italy, in 1887, Mr. Riu studied at the Scuola per Capi d'Arte in Trieste from 1899 to 1903. Afterwards he worked in his grandfather and uncle's Studio of Fine Monuments before coming to the United States in 1906. Mr. Riu's long and varied experience in stone design and carving includes work on the New York Public Library buildings, the new Grand Central Statio