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Hubert Yencesse

Full name: Hubert Yencesse
Gender: Male
Born: April 28, 1900 in Paris, Paris, France
Died: October 4, 1987 in Paris, Paris, France
Country: FRA France
Sport: Art Competitions

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 École 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 École des Beaux-Arts in Paris.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 48 London Art Competitions Mixed Sculpturing, Statues France FRA 3 Bronze

Mixed Sculpturing, Statues

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1948 Summer 48 London Art Competitions France Final Standings 3 Nageuse (Plaster)
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