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(1877 - 1954)
Born in Koziczin, Poland, he started on a career as a carpenter, working first as an apprentice. He was then able to go to Cracow in study as a sculptor in 1896, with the aid of scholarships. After completing his studies in 1901, he went to Paris. His sculptures, such as "God's Dream" (1905) and "Thinker" (1910), as well as his paintings, including "Venus and Pegasus" (1919) all had an Art Nouveau quality about them.