Statues - Hither & Thither

Austria
Krieglach
Steiermark

Roseggerpark

Peter Rosegger - 'Als ich noch der Waldbauernbub war'

Peter Rosegger - 'When I was still the forest boy'

Peter Rosegger (actually Roßegger)
Alpl, Steiermark 1843 - Krieglach 1918
Austrian writer and poet from the province of Styria. He was a son of a farmer and grew up in the forests and fields
(Wikipedia)
Paul Kassecker
1937

Krieglach /  Peter Rosegger - 'Als ich noch der Waldbauernbub war'   Krieglach /  Peter Rosegger - 'Als ich noch der Waldbauernbub war'

Description

Bronze statue of Peter Rosegger as a young boy sitting on a rock, taking care of his sheep and dreaming watching to the clouds. On the rock the text Als ich noch der Waldbauernbub war… - the title of one of his poems.

Inscription(s)

Ihrem
Peter Rosegger
Die Heimatgemeinde
11.7.1937

Signature

Kossäckel 1937

Krieglach - Peter Rosegger - 'Als ich noch der Waldbauernbub war'

Sculptor

Tags

Location (N 47°32'47" - E 15°33'38")

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Item Code: atst125; Photograph: 13 September 2016
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