Painter and sculptor. Born 27 February 1901 in Pistoia, studied at Academy of Art in Florence. In Paris 1928-29, and from 1929-40 taught at the School of Art at the Villa Reale in Monza. In 1940 he became Professor of Sculpture at the Brera in Milan. Lived and worked in Milan and Forte dei Marmi. Died 6 August 1980.