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Tomáš G. Masaryk, the First President of Czechoslovakia

Otakar Španiel1935

Rafael Masó Foundation

Rafael Masó Foundation

Španiel depicted the first President in slender, elegant realist profile. We can see the search of the human essence in this medal. The most visible part of the head is the nose, the Classical artists saw the straight nose as an ideal of beauty, whereas realists sought to depict the nose truthfully, as they saw.

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  • Title: Tomáš G. Masaryk, the First President of Czechoslovakia
  • Creator: Otakar Španiel
  • Date Created: 1935
  • Type: Medal
  • Rights: Rossend Casanova Collection, Barcelona
  • Medium: Obverse, bronze, struck

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