Russian-born Romanian and Belgian sculptor and draughtsman who made sculptures of marble and stone, such as National Monument to the Political Prisoner.
He studied at the Académie des Beaux-Arts de la Ville and was awarded first prize for statuary art.
He was awarded a grant to work in the Belgian Congo, where he designed three statues.
He married Elisabeth Frenay in 1933.
He and Paul Manship are both known for their use of stone.