Polish sculptor and professor on the Imperial Academy of Arts in St. Petersburg. He developed the Nicolaus Copernicus Monument in Kraków. He researched on the Paris studio room of sculptor François Jouffroy. He earned the competition for the Adam Mickiewicz Monument in Kraków, but dropped the payment to newcomer Teodor Rygier. He wedded Zofia Servais plus they had a girl. He and Arthur Szyk are both performers from Poland.