Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)
French sculptor Hubert Yencesse won a bronze medal with his sculpture Nageuse (Female swimmer) at the 1948 London Olympics in the Art Competitions. He studied at the Ãcole des Beaux-Arts in Dijon. His father Ovide Yencesse (1869-1947) was a well-known medalist, while his brother Jacques, and his daughter Dodie were also sculptors.
Hubert Yencesse exhibited for the first time at the Salon d'Automne in 1921 and received the Blumenthal Prize in 1934, which allowed him to settle in his Paris studio. Yencesse was entirely devoted to the representation of the female body. From 1950-70 he taught at the Ãcole des Beaux-Arts in Paris.
|1948 Summer||48||London||Art Competitions||Mixed Sculpturing, Statues||France||FRA||3||Bronze|
|1948 Summer||48||London||Art Competitions||France||Final Standings||3||Nageuse (Plaster)|