Paul Maximilien Landowski
(1875 - 1961)
Paul Maximilien Landowski was active/lived in France. Paul Landowski is known for monument sculpture-religious figure and war memorial, teaching.
Biography Paul Maximilien Landowski
Paul Maximilien Landowski (4 June 1875 - 27 March 1961), was a French monument sculptor of Polish ancestry. He was born in Paris to Polish refugees of the January Uprising, and died in Boulogne-Billancourt.
A graduate of the French National Academy, Landowski won the Prix de Rome in 1900 with his statue of David, and went on to a fifty-five year career that produced over thirty five monuments in the city of Paris and twelve more in the surrounding area. Among those is the Art Deco figure of St. Genevieve on the 1928 Pont de la Tournelle. He also created Les Fantomes, the French Memorial to the Second Battle of the Marne, which stands upon the Butte de Chalmont in Northern France.
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