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Stanisław Ostoja-Chrostowski

Full name: Stanisław Ostoja-Chrostowski
Gender: Male
Born: December 14, 1897 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland
Died: November 19, 1947 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland
Country: POL Poland
Sport: Art Competitions

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Stanisław Ostoja-Chrostowski won the bronze medal for his work Dyplom Yacht Klubu R. P. dla Gen. E. Smigłego-Rydza in the category Paintings, Applied Arts, at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games. Ostoja-Chrostowski was a sculptor, painter and graphic artist who specialized in woodcuts and was an exceptional graphic artist of the interwar period. He was a professor and rector of the Academy of Fine Arts in Warszawa, Head of Division II-999 in the Department of Information and Intelligence Headquarters of the Army, and a member of the Supreme Council of the Society of Polish-Soviet Friendship.

Ostoja-Chrostowski mainly designed vignettes, securities, stamps, telegrams, invitations, Christmas cards, programs, and menus, but his greatest passion, which brought him worldwide fame, were illustrations for books and bookplates. His daughter Halina Chrostowska (1929-90) also became a painter and graphic artist.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 38 Berlin Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Applied Arts Poland POL 3 Bronze

Mixed Painting, Applied Arts

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1936 Summer 38 Berlin Art Competitions Poland Final Standings 3 Dyplom Yacht Klubu R. P. dla Gen. E. Smigłego-Rydza
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