QUATTROCCHI Edmondo- Sculpteur
Sculpteur - Born: Sulmona, Italy 1889 / Died: Naples, Italy 1966
Active in: Long Island City, New York
Quattrocchi came to America in his youth and studied in New York at the Cooper Union and the Art Students League. He worked in the studios of Philip Martiny, Adolph A. Weinman, Daniel Chester French, and Frederick MacMonnies. He executed a number of portrait busts including one of MacMonnies for the New York Public Library which won the Joel T. Hart Award of the American Artists Professional League in 1958. Among Quattrocchi's public works are a fountain for Pelham Bay Park, New York; a memorial Tablet for Clock Tower Square in Roslyn, New York; panels for the Ochs Memorial, Chattanooga, Tennessee; the monument commemorating the Battle of the Marne in Meaux, France; and a fullÄlength statue of Benjamin Franklin at the Franklin Institute, Philadelphia. He also designed and patented pointing machines for the reproduction of sculpture in marble and stone. He was a fellow of the National Sculpture Society and received the Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur from the government of France.