Lot 76. Stanislaw Roman Lewandowski (1859-1940)
Bronze with dark patina, marble
Poland/Austria, 1st half of the 20th century
Stanislaw Roman Lewandowski (1859-1940) – Polish sculptor and medalist
Signed in the cast ‘Lewandowski’
Bronze sculpture of an upright standing man wearing a Roman toga, sculpted in the round
In his raised left hand he is carrying a bunch of scriptures, his right hand is pointing downwards gesturing
On square, stepped marble base
Dimensions: 44 x 11 x 11 cm
Very good condition
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The bronze is in very good condition. Minor signs of age and wear. The marble base partially with small bumps along the edges. The size measures 44 x 11 x 11 cm.
The sculptor studied as a student of Jan Alojzy Matejko and Tadeusz Gadomski at the Art Academy Krakow and at the Academy in Vienna. After that Lewandowski worked in Krakow for two years, later in Lviv and since 1894 in Vienna. In 1924 he was appointed chief medalist of the Polish mint in Warsaw. From 1925 onwards, he worked in Vienna again. Some of Lewandowski’s main works include the Adam Mickiewicz monument in Rzeszow, the monument of Princess Czartoryska in St Mary’s Basilica in Krakow as well as a medal of the rise of Poland and many other portrait medallions and plaques.
Starting Price : 1000. Auctionata. 06/22/16