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Leen Bolle

Full name: Leendert "Leen" Bolle
Gender: Male
Born: April 11, 1879 in Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Died: December 13, 1942 in Velp, Rheden, Gelderland, Netherlands
Country: NED Netherlands
Sport: Art Competitions


After an education at the Academy of Fine Arts in Rotterdam, Bolle worked as an apprentice in the US for several sculptors, including Lee Lawrie. He then spent some years in Paris and Firenze, attempting to become a painter, but then returned to his native Rotterdam. Bolle used various materials for his sculptures and medals, including also concrete. His best known work is the relief and fencing on the G. J. de Jongh monument, which is situated in Rotterdam, like many of his surviving works. Bolle also contributed to the ornaments of the SS Nieuw Amsterdam, which was completed in 1937 and decommissioned in 1974.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 49 Amsterdam Art Competitions Mixed Sculpturing, Medals And Reliefs Netherlands NED AC

Mixed Sculpturing, Medals And Reliefs

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1928 Summer 49 Amsterdam Art Competitions Netherlands Final Standings AC Médaille Gloria Patriae-Gloria Mundi
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