Polish artist of German roots, naturalized in Romania. He is one of the pioneers of Romanian modern sculpture. Academist creation. Makes portraits and commemorative sculptures in the consecrated formulas of academic sculpture. Good at modelling, he transposes most of his works in bronze, his favourite matter.
(Paris, 1839 - Bucharest, 1918)
- École des Beaux Arts, Paris, France.
1891 - 1898 – professor at the School of Arts and Crafts, Bucharest;
1898 - 1909 – professor of sculpture at the National School of Fine Arts, Bucharest.
1909 – Member in the jury of the Official Salon
1894 – Exhibition of living artists, Bucharest;
1902, 1905 – Exhibition of the Artistic Circle, Bucharest;
1910 – Official salon, Bucharest;
1913 – Artistic youth, Bucharest.
1890 – Founding the university (relief, bronze), Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Iaşi;
1890 - Miron Costin (bronze), Iași;
1914 – Monument of the Independence (bronze), Peleş Castle, Sinaia, Prahova.
1900 – Bronze medal at the Universal exhibition in Paris, France.
Vlasiu, Ioana (coord.), Dictionary of Romanian sculptors in Romania. 19th-20th centuries, vol. II, letters H-Z, Romanian Academy PH, Bucharest, 2011, pp. 21 - 22.
Oprescu, George, Romanian statuary sculpture, State PH for literature and art, Bucharest, 1954.
Ionescu, Adrian Silviu, The official artistic movement in Romania of the 19th century, Noi Media Print PH, Bucharest, 2008.
Vlasiu, Ioana (coord.), Dicționarul sculptorilor din România. Secolele XIX-XX, vol. II, lit. H-Z, Editura Academiei Române, București, 2011, pp. 21 - 22.
Oprescu, George, Sculptura statuară românească, Editura de stat pentru literatură şi artă, Bucureşti, 1954.
Ionescu, Adrian Silviu, Mişcarea artistică oficială în România secolului al XIX-lea, Editura Noi Media Print, Bucureşti, 2008.