Antun Augustinčić

Antun Augustinčić (4 May, 1900 – 10 May, 1979) was a prominent Croatian sculptor active in Yugoslavia. Along with Ivan Meštrović and Frano Kršinić he is considered one of the three most important Croatian sculptors of the 20th century. From 1930s Augustinčić started working with very lucrative public monuments, and often participated in numerous wins on public tenders for monuments around the world, and he got the reputation of a trusted master of cavalry figures. His most notable sculptures include the Peace monument which stands in front of the United Nations building in New York City and the Miner statue in front of the International Labour Organization headquarters in Geneva.

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