Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Frankfurt am Main
Stadt Frankfurt am Main

Hessen

Limpurgergasse
(Neues Rathaus)

Karl der Große

Charlemagne

unknown place 742 - Aachen 814
King of the Franks (since 768) and Emperor (since 800)
(Wikipedia)
Anton Karl Rumpf
c. 1908

Frankfurt am Main /  Karl der Große   Frankfurt am Main /  Karl der Große

Description

Sandstone statue of Charlemagne in the façade of the Town Hall above the gate at Limpurgergasse. Under the console his paladins Roland and Einhard.

Frankfurt am Main - Karl der Große
Roland and Einhard
Frankfurt am Main - Karl der Große

Signature

C. Rumpf

Annotation

Built 1900-1908 after designs from the architects Ludwig Neher and Franz von Hoven.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 50°6'36" E 8°40'50"

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