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MARATKA, Josef (1874 - 1937), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MARATKA, Josef (1874 - 1937), Sculptor

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Czech, 20th century, male.

Born 25 May 1874, in Prague; died 20 April 1937.


Josef Maratka spent three years in Rodin's studio and collaborated with him on the Santos-Dumont Monument in Buenos Aires. He sculpted statues for the foyer of Prague's new city hall. In 1903 he organised a Rodin exhibition, and in 1909 a Bourdelle exhibition.

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