He was first a painter and engraver, then gave the sculpture and his early studies had them under a professor of the Academy of Florence, then he went to Vienna and Rome. His first job was in a bas-relief marine “Religion and charity”, which immediately gave proof of the artistic talent that he possessed. He then made a “Cleopatra” then a “San Sebastian” and went on the road with these works of art.
Along would speak of all the works of this outstanding artist, whose creative power and whose top talent have been able to give life and form to those wonderful works that are “The Rape of Polyxena”, which can be admired under the Loggia of Orcagna in Florence, the “Fanti Monument in Piazza San Marco” and that the “Niccolini” in the church of Santa Croce in the same city, the statues of “Nicola Pisano” and “Cesalpino” under the portico of the Uffizi in Florence and also of many other great merit and unchallenged.
A tireless worker, the rings produced countless number of excellent works, had commissions from sovereigns and princes, and its statues can be admired in many of the largest cities in Europe.
The Princess Augusta of Germany commissioned him to sculpt a statue of the “Pieta”, which is found today in Berlin, the Prince of Carignano gave him commission for a statue of the “Civilization”, and Rothschild bought the beautiful “Love lurking” jewel d ‘art of inestimable value. “The filial love,” “La Pia de ‘Tolomei,” “Love taming Jupiter,” “The genius of fishing” “Hippolytus and Dianora de’ Bardi” are masterpieces that brought up the reputation of this talented modeler , this man’s excellent, whose life was a series of triumphs.
Another wonderful work of the Rings “Mortals” is located in Paris. The Wedding was a professor of the Academy of Florence and the Royal Vienna and various artistic schools and was awarded many other honors.