Italian sculptor whose dealers marketed his creations as originals by various other sculptors. He made the marble piece Madonna and Kid. He was a talented stonemason and sculptor who was simply qualified at creating traditional Greek, Roman, and Renaissance creative designs. Despite his abilities and achievement, he died an unhealthy man. He grew up in Cremona, Italy by his parents. He and Everett Shinn both exhibited in the brand new York Metropolitan Museum of Artwork.