Zadkine, Ossip


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Zadkine, Ossip

(ŏsēp` zädkēn`), 1890–1967, Russian sculptor who worked in France. Joining the cubists in 1914, Zadkine developed a powerful, original style. He exerted considerable influence upon contemporary sculptors after World War II. Among his best-known works is the public monument The Destruction of Rotterdam (1954).