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AFFORTUNATO GORY (1895-1925) Full Bio

A Pair Of Art Deco Wall Lights Depicting Leaping Dancers

AFFORTUNATO GORY (1895-1925) Full Bio

A Pair Of Art Deco Wall Lights Depicting Leaping Dancers

France, Circa 1925

H   55 cm | 21 in
W   38 cm | 14 in

Bearing signature on cast 'Gori'.

Affortunato Gory was born in Florence and studied at the Accademia di Belle Arti under Augusto Rivalta. At the turn of the 20th century he moved to Paris and completed his education under Victorien-Antoine Basset. He successfully exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Français in 1902, 1904, 1912, 1914 and 1923.

He is known for working primarily in the Art Deco style often in chryselephantine, with figural studies of young women, children and some historical figures.

Artist Biography

Affortunato Gory was born in Florence and studied at the Accademia di Belle Arti under Augusto Rivalta. At the turn of the 20th century he moved to Paris and completed his education under Victorien-Antoine Basset. He successfully exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Français in 1902, 1904, 1912, 1914 and 1923.

He is known for working primarily in the Art Deco style often in chryselephantine, with figural studies of young women, children and some historical figures.

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