Antonio Scordia was born in Santa Fe, Argentina, in 1918. In 1931, he moved to Rome with his parents at the age of thirteen. Between 1936 and 1944 he attended the Free School of the Academy of France. He began exhibiting in Rome in 1945, and his style adhered to that of the Scuola Romana in its strong expressionism. He collaborated with Federico Fellini in the scenery for the ﬁlm Satyricon (1969). He died in 1988.