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SKIRMUNT, Helena (1827 - 1874), Sculptor, painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SKIRMUNT, Helena (1827 - 1874), Sculptor, painter

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Polish, 19th century, female.

Born 5 November 1827, in Kolodno; died 13 February 1874, in Amélie-les-Bains, France.

Sculptor, painter.

Helena Skirmunt studied under W. Dmochowski in Vilnius, J. Cesar in Vienna and P. Galli in Rome. The National Museum in Cracow owns a bust that she sculpted of The Grand Duke Gedymine, and medallion portraits of H. Rodziewicz, H. Plawinski and Josephine Butrymowicz.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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