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RASZKA, Jan (1871 - 1945), Sculptor, painter, medallist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
RASZKA, Jan (1871 - 1945), Sculptor, painter, medallist

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Polish, 20th century, male.

Born 2 May 1871, in Ropice, near Cieszyn (Teschen); died 1945.

Sculptor, painter, medallist.

Jan Raszka studied at the Vienna academy under Berger, l'Allemand, Eisenmenger, Helmer and Zumbusch from 1892 to 1899. In 1900 he worked in Paris. From 1902 he taught at the Cracow school of fine arts, becoming its director in 1922. He retired in 1931 to devote himself completely

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