Black bronze sculpture
TRAMONTIN, Ephebus, black bronze sculpture
GIANCARLO FRANCO TRAMONTIN was born In Venice in 1931.
He finished his Sculpture studies at the Accademy of Fine Arts of Venice where he was a pupil of Alberto Viani. Subsequently he became the head of the Sculpture department of the same Accademy.
In 1956 he won a bursary of The Ministry of Public Instruction for Greece. Since the early 50s he has had numerous personal exhibitions and has participated, winning prices and recognitions, in the more prestigeous national and international shows. Amongst these, the International Competition of Bronze Sculpture of Padova from 1959 to 1975, the International Biennial of Sculpture of Carrara in 1962 and the international Biennial of Arts of Venice in 1970 and 1986.
His works are in museums and private collections both in Italy and abroad.
His detailed documentation is at “Archivio Storico della Biennale di Venezia” and at the “Biblioteca della Fondazione Ragghianti” of Lucca.