Captain Cook or an Unknown Italian Admiral on statue 2

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No wonder. As I know, Captain James Cook had some Italians in his crew, but I don't remember their names. Also, many Italian artists of the past worked for foreign countries (eg. Ceracchi, Tenerani, Bertini, Trentanove and many more). Consider for example Antonio Canova, who worked in Rome. In 1816 Thomas Jeffersons commissioned him to carve a marble statue of George Washington, while in Florence, Pio Fedi's monument, the Freedom of Poetry, still kept in the Church of Santa Croce (Tuscany) was "cloned" by a French artist, Frédéric-Auguste Bartholdi, to create the Statue of Liberty...