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Frank Vittor

 (1888 - 1966)
Frank Vittor was active/lived in Pennsylvania, New York.  Frank Vittor is known for portrait and commemorative public sculpture, coin design.

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Frank Vittor


Frank Vittor (January, 6, 1888 - January 24, 1968) was an Italian immigrant to the United States who became famous as a sculptor.

Vittor was born in Mozzato, Como, a suburb of Milan, Italy.  He studied art in Milan at the Academy of Beres and then traveled to Paris, France to study under Auguste Rodin. When Vittor was 18, in 1906, U.S. architect Stanford White brought Vittor to New York to work on his staff.  White, who had designed Madison Square Garden II, was murdered at a performance at The Garden two weeks after Vittor arrived. The youth, having little money and knowing very limited English, decided to stay in America and soon opened an art studio.  He met his future wife, Ade Mae Humphreys, a residen  ...  Displaying 750 of 4897 characters.



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About  Frank Vittor

Born:  1888 - Mazzato, Como, Italy
Died:   1966 - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Known for:  portrait and commemorative public sculpture, coin design