Shmatko Nicolai Gavrilovich, King of marble, professor, was born and is creating his works in Ukraine. He has two sons who take part in his making different author's projects.
In the course of his development of an artist, without state's and sponsors' help, he has created more than 750 monuments
French sculptor of the Romanticism movement. Born in the Marais district of Paris, his name is often recorded as Auguste Préault by which he was known during his lifetime.
A student of David d'Angers, Préault first exhibited at the Paris Salon in 1833. He was not favorably looked upon by some of t