(1892 – 1962)
Corrado Feroci was born in Florence in 1892; he teaches sculpture at the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence, when in 1923 he wins the international competition for the execution of the seated statue of the king of Siam, and he immediately leaves for this country.
After a while he was hired as court sculptor of King Rama VI and reconfirmed by the subsequent King Rama VII.
After the 1932 coup d’état where Siam turns into Thailand, he becomes director of the Silpakorn School of Art.
In 1944 he became a Thai citizen with the new name of Silpa Bhirasri, where he created a large number of sculptures. He died in Bangkok in 1962.
Also author of the bronze statue of “Rama I” in Bangkok. In 1922 he executed the monument to the Fallen of Portoferraio.
Monumental and sculptural works