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Austria
Wien
Wien (Land)

Rathauspark (1.)

Rathausmann

City Hall Man

Alexander Nehr & Fritz Tiefenthaler
1882/1985

Wien /  Rathausmann   Wien /  Rathausmann

Description

Replica, made by Tiefenthaler, of the 'City Hall Man', a statue on top of the tower of the town hall: a 3.4 meter tall statue of a knight in armour made from sheet copper, made by Nehr. The model was an armor of Emperor Maximilian I.

Wien - Rathausmann Wien - Rathausmann

Inscription(s)

1882 schuf alexander nehr den
rathausmann
1985 restaurierten deses wahrzeichen wiens die
wiener stadtwerke-gaswerke
bürgermeister prof.dr. helmut zilk
erfüllte den wunsch der bevölkerung und liess
im september 1986 von prof. fritz tiefenthaler
diese nachbildung anfertigen

Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 48°12'36" E 16°21'30"

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