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Bela Janowsky

American, b. 1900

Bela Janowsky is known for his large bas relief sculpture, The Last of the Mohicans, for the Post Office in Downtown Cooperstown, New York.

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Creator: Bela Janowsky
"Girl with Beret," Lovely, Carved 1930s Sculptural Plaque by Bela Janowsky
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Charming and winning, this unique terracotta plaque, sculpted and fired by Bela Janowsky, depicts a lovely girl with long hair and a beret. Janowsky is known for his large bas relief...
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Bela Janowsky furniture for sale on 1stDibs

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