(1866 - 1945)
Attilio Piccirilli was active/lived in New York. Attilio Piccirilli is known for public sculpture-bas relief, stone carving, figure painting.
Biography Attilio Piccirilli
Born in Massa, Italy, Attilio Piccirilli became a sculptor of his own work, monuments and portrait busts, and a stone carver and modeler for pieces by other sculptors. He worked with his brothers from his studio on 142nd Street in the Mott Haven section of the Bronx. "Their studio specialized in stone modeling and carving for the leading sculptors of their day." (Roussel, 155)
Attilio Piccirilli was one of six sons of Giuseppe Piccirilli, all born in Massa, a commune in Massa e Carrera province in Tuscany, Italy. Attilio studied sculpture at the Academia San Luca in Rome from 1881 to 1888, and then emigrated to New York City with his parents and six brothers in 1887 when he was age 21. The father establi
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