Ignazio Marabitti

Originally from Palermo, Ignazio Marabitti was a sculptor, considered one of the greatest Sicilian artists.
He studied in Rome, at the studio of Filippo della Valle, one of the famous sculptors who worked on the Trevi Fountain.
Marabitti began to work independently in Syracuse, where, in addition to the sculptures on the façade of the Cathedral, he created a well-known marble sculpture of St. Ignatius for the Jesuit church.