“Statue of Frederic Chopin”

Project: Zofia Wolska, Valldemossa, Mallorca, Spain (photo: Alice Ochmann, 2008 r.)

Zofia Wolska’s sculpture of Frederic Chopin – the Polish composer and virtuoso pianist – is situated in a monastery yard in Valldemossa on the island of Mallorca. The statue has been unveiled in 1998 by the then first lady of Poland Jolanta Kwasniewska and Queen Sophia of Spain.

Frederic Chopin and George Sand stayed on the island over the winter of 1838/1839