Since the end of the 19th century, the National Art Museum of Ukraine has only been renovated from 1967 to 1972. It has never been restored.
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Life Dates: 30.04.1864-1920
Place of birth:
Occupation: a sculptor
Main works: A sculptor of the second half of 19 – beginning of 20 century, author of sculptural museum decoration
He was Italian by origin. In 1890-1900 together with the brother lived and worked in Kyiv. In early 20th century taught in Kyiv Art School for some period of time. His works in Kyiv (all in cooperation with architect V.Horodetskiy) are: gable composition and lions of Kyiv City Museum of Antiquity and Art (1897-1905), sculptures on Mykolayivskiy Church (1899-1909), chimaeras on the front of V.Horodetskiy’s private house(1902); also he was the author of dragons's figures on the State Bank building (1902-1905).