Austrian Josef Humplik was a painter, sculptor, graphic artist and medalist, who studied in Znaim and Wien (Vienna). During World War I he was wounded as a soldier and then worked as an official war artist. In 1918 he was given a 30% disability rating due to his wounds. He later specialized in portrait busts and worked for the Vienna Burgtheater and the Augarten Porcelain Manufactory. His statue The Runners was given Honorable Mention at the 1936 Olympic Games. In 1937 Humplik became a professor in Wien.
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