Francesco Ciusa (1883-1949)

Most important Sardinian sculptur of the XIX century. He won the major price at the Biennale of Venice when he was twenty years old with his master piece "The mother of the killed one", that is now located in the Modern art Gallery of Rome, but a copy is located in the Ciusa Museum in Nuoro. His other famous works are: "The Cainite", "The Spinner", "The Kiss", "The Sardinian Anfora" and "The Slinger".