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Jules Butensky

 (1871 - 1947)
Jules Leon Butensky was active/lived in New York / Russian Federation.  Jules Butensky is known for portrait sculpture, religious, allegory.

Jules Butensky

Jules Leon Butensky was a sculptor (sometimes incorrectly referred to as "Jules M. Butensky"). Born in Stolawitz (Stolovitch), Russia, Butensky was of Jewish ancestry and received an extremely thorough education, originally planning to become an engineer. This plan was halted after a local artist, a sculptor, suggested that he consider art his profession after viewing several of his drawings.

With this suggestion, Butensky moved in about 1889 to Vienna, Austria where he was accepted into the Imperial Academy of Art and where he studied under the noted artists Rudolph Von Weyr (1847-1914) and Hermann Hellmer (1849-1919). Following his graduation from the Academy he studied privately at a special school for the advanced study of art un  ...  Displaying 750 of 5574 characters.

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About  Jules Butensky

Born:  1871 - Stolawitz, Russia
Died:   1947 - New York, New York
Known for:  portrait sculpture, religious, allegory