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Mario Sarto
Sculptor Mario Sarto at work in his studio, with head of angel (1953)
Born (1885-10-13)October 13, 1885
Codigoro, (Ferrara)
Died September 13, 1955(1955-09-13) (aged 69)
Nationality Italy Italian
Known for Sculptor
Movement Art Nouveau and Liberty

Mario Sarto (October 13, 1885– September 13, 1955) was an important sculptor of religious and commemorative art, renowned for the vast statuary present in the Monumental Cemetery of Bologna.

Many of his statues are also located in the main squares of Italian cities, among which Codigoro, Ferrara, Bologna, with representations of patron saints and heroic figures of the two World Wars.

Grandnephew of Giuseppe Melchiorre Sarto, Saint Pius X, he attended the Academy of Fine Arts of Brera in Milan, then opened his own studio in Bologna, where he lived and worked for the rest of his life.


Works in the Ferrara Region of Italy, 1920-1930

  • For Sarto's sculptures in the Monumental Charterhouse of Bologna, check their external website Certosa di Bologna
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