Wiktor Tołkin

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Monument to the Polish wedding in the sea, Kołobrzeg

Wiktor Tołkin (February 21, 1922 in Tołkacze, Poland – May 7, 2013) was a Polish sculptor and architect.[1] He was one of the influential Polish artists of monumental sculpture and the creator of the monuments to the victims from the German concentration camps in Stutthof and Majdanek. His artworks are great compositions with expressive forms, incorporating the architecture in them. Tołkin received a medal for the design and decoration of his works.

Main artworks[edit]

  • Monument Polish Wedding in the sea in Kolobrzeg, built November 30, 1963.
  • Monument Fight and Martyrdom in the Nazi concentration camp in Stutthof, built May 12, 1968.
  • Monument Fight and Martyrdom and the mausoleum-pantheon in the Nazi contentration camp in Majdanek, built in 1969.
  • Fight and Martyrdom in Pawiak, Warsaw.
  • Monument to the weapon action in Plock, (1978)
Mausoleum of Majdanek with the Polish words Shall our fate is useful to you as an advertence


  1. ^ "Nekrolog: Wiktor Tołkin (1922 – 2013)" (in Polish). Majdanek State Museum. 2013. Retrieved 28 May 2013.