Croatian sculptor known for being a pioneer of modern Croatian sculpture. He made the equestrian statue of King Tomislav.
He graduated from the School of Crafts in Zagreb and then went to Vienna, where he studied at the Arts and Crafts School.
He was one of the initiators of the artistic life in Zagreb at the turn of the twentieth century.
His parents raised him in Sremska Mitrovica.
He met fellow sculptor Auguste Rodin in Paris.