Frano Krsinic

1897–1981

Frano Krsinic, ‘Girl’ 1930
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Frano Kršinić (24 July 1897 – 1 January 1982) was a renowned Yugoslavian sculptor. Along with Ivan Meštrović and Antun Augustinčić he is considered one of the three most important Croatian sculptors of the 20th century. His most widely known work is the statue of Nikola Tesla installed at the Niagara Falls State Park, United States, an identical copy of the monument residing in front of the building of the School of Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade (Serbia).

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