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Franciszek Strynkiewicz’s death anniversary

On Nov. 20, 1996, Franciszek Strynkiewicz - Polish sculptor and pedagogue passed away at the age of 103.

Born Sept. 15, 1893, he studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw where he later joined the faculty in the Dept. of Sculpture. Strynkiewicz was a member of the Blok and Forma art associations and displayed his artistic talent at the 1932 Olympics in Los Angeles. He is the author of the enormous gravestone monuments in the Jewish Matzevah style, one of the worlds' most striking Holocaust memorials designed by Franciszek Duszenko and Adam Haupt and unveiled at the German death camp Treblinka in 1964. Please come and see our outstanding sculpture exhibits at the PMA-our splendid museum is open and ready to serve You!
Beatrix Czerkawski

Photos present PMA Sculpture Collection Torso of a girl by Franciszek Strynkiewicz, pre-1939, bronze; Head of Chopin, by F. Strynkiewicz, pre-1939, bronze.

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