Bust of Fryderyk Chopin View 1

Janina Barcicka

The Fryderyk Chopin Institute

The Fryderyk Chopin Institute
Warsaw, Poland

The openwork portrait of Chopin is particularly legible in profile. The sculptural contour of the face becomes a frame inside which the artist has left an undeveloped void. Perhaps it is a space of silence, or a deliberate understatement that leaves room for self-interpretation.

Left front bevel.


  • Title: Bust of Fryderyk Chopin View 1
  • Creator: Janina Barcicka
  • Date Created: 20. Century
  • Location Created: Warsaw
  • Type: Sculpture and medallic art
  • Medium: Patinated bronze
  • Art Genre: Sculpture

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