(1900 - 1995)
Francesco Messina was active/lived in Italy. Francesco Messina is known for sculpture, relief.
Biography Francesco Messina
Francesco Messina was born in 1900. He spent childhood and youth in
Genoa, where he lived until he was thirty-two years old. He learned the craft at the
workshop of Giovanni Scanzi, and followed courses ligustica at the Academy of
In 1934, he moved to Milan and began to work on sculpture. He then became the director of the Academy of Brera.
His most famous works include: the St. Catherine of Siena, located on the
Tiber to Castel Sant'Angelo, the dying horse in front of the
headquarters of the RAI, and the Monument to Pope Pius XII in St. Peter's
The artist passed away in 1995. His works
are exhibited in numerous international museums, and in the church
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