Affortunato Gory

(1895 - 1925)


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 Fran├žais 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.