Jakub Obrovský

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Bronze medal – third place 1932 Los Angeles Sculpture

Jakub Obrovský (December 24, 1882 – March 31, 1949) was a Czech artist. He was born in Brno-Bystrc and died in Prague.

Memorial of 1775 peasant rebellion created by Obrovský
Jakub Obrovský, plaketa na rodném domě, Brno-Bystrc.JPG

He designed early stamps of the new Republic of Czechoslovakia: the lion escaping from its chains (28 October 1919), the allegory of economy (1920).[1]

In 1932 he won a bronze medal for Czechoslovakia in the art competitions of the Olympics games for his "Odysseus" (see Art competitions at the 1932 Summer Olympics).

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  1. ^ Michel Katalog Ost 1985-86