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Les Gavroches

Antonio Sciortino created this masterpiece when he was only twenty four years old. The statue represents three poor street children who roamed the streets of Paris during the tumultuous days of the 1848 revolution, inspired from the great novel Les Miserables, by Victor Hugo. For this work the sculptor was influenced by the Impressionists and by the French sculptor August Rodin (1840-1917).The scu…