Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Bitburg
Eifelkreis Bitburg-Prüm

Rheinland-Pfalz

Bedaplatz
(Haus Beda)

Musik, Tanz, bildende Kunst und Literatur

Music, Dance, Fine Arts and Literature

Hanns Scherl
1974

Bitburg /  Musik, Tanz, bildende Kunst und Literatur   Bitburg /  Musik, Tanz, bildende Kunst und Literatur

Description

Four bronze steles representing the activities of the Haus Beda:

Bitburg - Musik, Tanz, bildende Kunst und Literatur
Musik / Music
a conductor conducting an orchestra and a choir.
Bitburg - Musik, Tanz, bildende Kunst und Literatur
Tanz / Dance
three dancing couples,
a boy with an accordion.
Bitburg - Musik, Tanz, bildende Kunst und Literatur
Bildende Kunst / Fine arts
a female painter and her model,
a sculptor with his sculpture of the three graces and an admirer,
an architect behind his desk.
Bitburg - Musik, Tanz, bildende Kunst und Literatur
Literatur und Theater / Literature and Theater
two figures with masks and a satyr,
two masks,
two men and women holding a large book,
man writing with a feather,
reading boy and girl.

Inscription(s)

On the paper of the writing man on the Literature stele:

MENS AGITAT
MOLEN
1966
dr. hanns simon
stiftung
and 1974-76
bau haus beda
1981-82
beda garten
1979-83 vier bronze stelen
von bildhauer scherl
wittlich

Signature

bildhauer scherl (coat of the admirer on the Fine Arts stele).

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Boy (reading)
  • Composer
  • Dance
  • Dancer
  • Girl (reading)
  • Graces (The Three)
  • Literature
  • Music (allegory)
  • Musician
  • Scherl, Hanns
  • Singer
  • Theatre (allegory)
  • Location N 49°58'16" E 6°31'15"

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