Claus Cito

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Nicolas Joseph 'Claus' Cito (26 May 1882 – 10 October 1965) was a Luxembourgian sculptor. He is most notable for having created the original Gëlle Fra war memorial.

Cito trained at the Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts in Brussels. His work can also be found at the Notre-Dame Cathedral, Luxembourg.

Cito was a cofounder of the Luxembourg secession movement in 1926 which promoted Expressionism. He exhibited at the first salon in 1927.[1]


  1. ^ Georgette Bisdorff, "Claus Cito, der Bildhauer aus Bascharage", Ons stad No 60, 1999. Retrieved 31 January 2011.