Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Ansbach
Stadt Ansbach

Bayern

Johann-Sebastian-Bach-Platz

Markgraf-Carl-Brunnen

Margrave Carl Fountain

Karl Wilhelm Friedrich von Brandenburg-Ansbach
Ansbach 1712 - Gunzenhausen 1757
Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach, 1729-1757
(artist?)
1746

Ansbach /  Markgraf-Carl-Brunnen   Ansbach /  Markgraf-Carl-Brunnen

Description

Octagonal fountain basin with a central column with a gold coloured bust on top. On the sides of the basin is the Hohenzollern coat of arms (the margraves were from the Hohenzollern family).

Inscription(s)

Qvi
plvrimis
monvmentis novis
vrbem ornavit
sereniss. princeps
CAROLVS GVIL. FRI
DERICVS
marc. br. prvss. et sil. dvx
PATER PATRIAE
fontem qvoqve hvnc
opvs aqvarvm pereNitate
atqve abvndantia
civitati salvtare
asdpectv ivcvndvm
extrvi cvravit
MDCCXLVI

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 49°18'9" E 10°34'26"

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