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Georges Malissard

Full name: Georges Alexandre Paul Marie Malissard
Gender: Male
Born: October 3, 1877 in Anzin, Nord, France
Died: 1942 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France
Country: FRA France
Sport: Art Competitions

Biography

French Georges Malissard was an animal sculptor best known for his fine equestrian work, in particular, his sculptures of galloping polo players, and for his multiple equestrian statues of personalities of the time, including that of Marshal Foch Cassel, a copy of which was built in London in 1930 in Grosvenor Gardens. Malissard’s family expected him to have an industrial career, but his passion for riding, horses and sculpture decided otherwise. He then specialized in equestrian scenes, but also sculpting many other animals, including lynx, Asian elephants, deer, and wild boars.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 54 Los Angeles Art Competitions Mixed Sculpturing, Unknown Event France FRA AC

Mixed Sculpturing, Unknown Event

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1932 Summer 54 Los Angeles Art Competitions France Final Standings AC Polo
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