“The man who saved Jefferson’s face and brought Lincoln’s eyes to life”

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  • About Luigi Del Bianco

    July 21, 2014
    Luigi Del Bianco, an Italian Immigrant, played an important part in bringing to life a great American monument. This site was launched in 2009 in an effort to gain Luigi the recognition he truly deserves.

    Giving Life to Luigi’s Legacy

    July 2, 2010
    Updates on Luigi’s return to his rightful place in Mt. Rushmore’s history.
  • “He is worth any three men I could find in America, for this particular type of work”

    – Gutzon Borglum, Designer of Mount Rushmore

    “Leaving my father out of Rushmore is like talking about the Yankees and leaving out Joe DiMaggio”

    – Caesar Del Bianco

    “Bianco was one of the most competent men ever to work on the mountain…”

    – Gilbert Fite, from his book Mount Rushmore
  • Latest News

    ITALYUSA.ORG FEATURES A REVIEW OF MY BOOK!

    March 21, 2020
    ITALYUSA.ORG is a great online news magazine that brings Italy and America together. Carmelo Cutuli was kind enough to feature Stephanie Longo’s wonderful review of my book. You can access the review here: https://www.italyusa.org/2020/03/out-of-rushmores-shadow-luigi-del.html Here is the link to Stephanie’s website. She writes great reviews of Italian American Authors: Stephanie Longo

    LUIGI’S STORY NOW TOLD AS A COMIC!

    September 4, 2019
    Thank you to Denis Busatto for your wonderful comic book illustration of my grandfather. If anyone knows Denis and can get me in touch worth him, please let me know. I would love to thank him!