Statues - Hither & Thither

Austria
Langenwang
Steiermark

Mühlgasse

Peter Rosegger - 'Als ich Christtagsfreude holen ging'

Peter Rosegger - 'When I went to fetch Christmas joy'

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)
(artist?)
before 2009

Langenwang /  Peter Rosegger - 'Als ich Christtagsfreude holen ging'   Langenwang /  Peter Rosegger - 'Als ich Christtagsfreude holen ging'

Description

Wooden statue of Peter Rosegger as a boy sitting on a tree trunk. It illustrates one of Rosegger's tales. On Christmas Eve 1855 the 12-year old Peter Rosegger was sent to Langenwang to collect money for the delivered wood and then to buy the food for the Christmas meal.

The statue is on a Flickrhive photo taken 31 October 2009.

Inscription(s)

Als ich
Christtagsfreude
holen ging
Peter Rosegger

Sculptor

Tags

Location (N 47°34'7" - E 15°37'18")

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Item Code: atst128; Photograph: 13 September 2016
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