Joseph Witterwulghe

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJoseph•Witterwulghe
Used nameJoseph•Witterwulghe
Born1 November 1883 in Bruxelles (Brussels), Région de Bruxelles-Capitale (BEL)
Died1967 in Uccle, Région de Bruxelles-Capitale (BEL)
NOC Belgium


Joseph Witterwulghe was a Belgian sculptor who was also active as a medal designer and painter. He studied at the Academy of Arts in Bruxelles until 1907 and at the same time was already working in the workshops of various well-known sculptors, but with a scholarship he then traveled to France and the Netherlands. He then became a long-time teacher at the Institute of Arts and Crafts in Bruxelles for many years. Witterwulghe produced statues, figurines, busts, and portraits, including the image of the Queen Elizabeth Monument in Liège. He also worked on the gable of the Royal Palace.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1936 Summer Olympics Art Competitions BEL Joseph Witterwulghe
Sculpturing, Medals, Open (Olympic) AC