Alexander Emil Ludovico Calandrelli (1834-1903) Born in Berlin. His Father was originally from Rome and moved to Germany in 1832. Calandrelli worked under big names such as Friedrich Drake and August Fischer until he opened his own studio in 1864. He traveled frequently to Italy throughout his career. He received numerous accolades and was considered one of the best sculptors of his time for still works with the accuracy required of great portraits.