Cyprian Godebski


Birthday October 30, 1835

Birth Sign Scorpio

Birthplace Poland

DEATH DATE Nov 25, 1909 (74)

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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.


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.