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Elsy Blom-Wirz

Full name: Elsy Blom-Wirz
Gender: Female
Born: June 7, 1915 in Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
Died: January 6, 1985 in Locarno, Ticino, Switzerland
Country: BEL Belgium
Sport: Art Competitions


Elzy Blom-Wirz was a Swiss sculptor and painter. She studied in Zürich in 1942 under Germaine Richier and Hildi Heß an in 1945 under Hans Gisler. At the same time, she attended nude drawing courses at the ETH (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology). She produced reliefs, portrait busts and figures as plaster model for bronzes. It is not known why she is listed as a Belgian in the 1948 Olympic Art Catalog.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 33 London Art Competitions Mixed Sculpturing, Statues Belgium BEL AC

Mixed Sculpturing, Statues

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1948 Summer 33 London Art Competitions Belgium Final Standings AC Grazie (Plaster)
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