Cyprian Godebski

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Birthday
30, 1835
Birthplace
Poland
Death Date
Nov 25, 1909 (74)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
30, 1835
Birthplace
Poland
Death Date
Nov 25, 1909 (74)

About

Polish sculptor and professor at the Imperial Academy of Arts in St. Petersburg. He created the Nicolaus Copernicus Monument in Kraków.

Before Fame

He studied at the Paris studio of sculptor François Jouffroy.

Trivia

He won the contest for the Adam Mickiewicz Monument in Kraków, but lost the commission to newcomer Teodor Rygier.

Family Life

He married Zofia Servais and they had a daughter.

Associated With

He and Arthur Szyk are both artists from Poland.