Sicilian sculptor, born in Palermo, where he studied with Constantine in this city. Young when he visited the major cities and stopped some time in Florence, where he was able to admire the chiefs of work of the Tuscan masters. In 1880, twenty years old, he went to Paris, where he settled permanently.
Of the many works carried out, both in marble and in bronze, most of which have figured in the Annual Exhibition of Paris, remember: the portraits of the “comm. Lanzirotti” and “Mr. De Gravillon”, both sculptors, the busts of French deputies “Jolibos” and “Lalou” and those of “Herbillon colonel and his lady.” Two marbles “Ponsona”, and a group of “Diana”, adorn the interior of the palace of the Count de Rancy in the same city.
And ‘the work of Trentacoste, a great figure: “Recollection”, performed in marble and which is on the funerary monument erected to the memory of Marie Antoinette Trentacoste, sister of the artist, in the cemetery of the Holy Spirit, in Palermo, “The Return the harvest “, a group intended to be cast in bronze;” Ophelia “, home ownership Martin in Paris;” Beatrice and the Ivy “purchased by Faure,” Pia dei Tolomei “, the English painter Edwing Long.