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Włastimil Hofmann

Full name: Włastimil (Vlastimil-) Hofman (Hofmann-)
Gender: Male
Born: April 27, 1881 in Prague, Hlavní město Praha, Czech Republic
Died: March 6, 1970 in Szklarska Poręba, Dolnośląskie, Poland
Country: POL Poland
Sport: Art Competitions

Biography

Polish painter Włastimil Hofman was born to a Czech father and a Polish mother in Praha, then Czechoslovakia. His Czech and birth name was Vlastimil Hofmann. He studied in Kraków and Paris at the École des Beaux-Arts. Between the two World Wars he lived in Praha, Paris and Kraków. As he was married to a Jewish woman, he had to flee from the Nazi invasion in 1939, through the Soviet Union and Turkey to Palestine. After World War II Hofman returned to Poland. He painted mainly religious and mythological motives, and became well-known for his paintings of Madonna, children and angels in rural locations, and portraits. He was representative of the young-Polish symbolism, and also wrote essays and poems.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 47 Amsterdam Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Paintings Poland POL AC
1928 Summer 47 Amsterdam Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Paintings Poland POL AC

Mixed Painting, Paintings

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1928 Summer 47 Amsterdam Art Competitions Poland Final Standings AC Deux Footballeurs
1928 Summer 47 Amsterdam Art Competitions Poland Final Standings AC L'équipe Wisla, Groupe de footballeurs
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