United kingdom sculptor and medallist whose design of sculpting was important to Fresh Sculpture. He also had written some books on sculpture. He researched artwork in the studios of François-Joseph Duret and Goalé Millet. He trained in the South Kensington Arts Universities and became the college’s 1st Teacher of Modelling. His parents elevated him in France and he later on received English nationality. He was close friends with fellow sculptor Auguste Rodin .