Joseph Z Henelt
(1904 - 2007)
Joseph Z. Henelt was active/lived in New Jersey, Michigan / Poland. Joseph Henelt is known for monumental sculpture, teaching.
Biography Joseph Z. Henelt
Joseph Henelt was especially known for monumental sculpture and also for bas relief religious sculpture and figurative work. He was born in Poland in November 1904, and had an early interest in art. In 1928 he enrolled at the Academy of Art at Cracow as a pupil of Prefessor Konstanty Laszczka. In 1934, following his graduation from the Academy, he spent a year on a scholarship granted by the Italian government, studying the art of antiquity and the works of the Renaissance in Venice, Rome, Bologna, Florence. Later he taught drawing in the Teacher Training College and in the School of Arts and Crafts, both in Cracow.
In 1939, he was granted a followship of Cultural Exchange to Hungary. After Poland was oc
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