August Zamoyski

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August Zamoyski
Born (1893-06-28)June 28, 1893
Jabłoń, Lublin Voivodeship, Poland
Died May 19, 1970(1970-05-19) (aged 76)
Saint-Clar-de-Rivière, France
Nationality Polish
Known for Sculpture
Nu, sculpture by Zamoyski, Museu de Arte da Pampulha, Belo Horizonte, Brasil

Count August Zamoyski (June 28, 1893 in Jabłoń, Lublin Voivodeship, Poland – May 19, 1970 in Saint-Clar-de-Rivière, France) was a Polish sculptor, member of groups Bunt and Formiści.

Zamoyski was an author of stone compositions in simplified and geometrised form. His first works were influenced by French cubism and Itialian futurism. In 1920s he developed his own, monumental style in which he referred to Classicism. In his last period, Zamoyski was an author of expressive religious works.

Selected works[edit]

  • Ich dwoje (c. 1917)
  • Leopold Zborowski portrait (1924)
  • Akt (1928)
  • Głowa Wierki (1928)
  • Frédéric Chopin monument, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (1944)
  • Assis Chateaubriand monument, São Paulo, Brazil (c. 1950)