Statues - Hither & Thither

Austria
Wien
Wien (Land)

Opernring / Goethegasse (1.)

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

(Frankfurt am Main 1749-Weimar 1832)
German writer and polymath; considered by many to be the most important writer in the German language and one of the most important thinkers in Western culture
(Wikipedia)
Edmund von Hellmer
Berndorfer Metallwarenfabrik
1900

Wien /  Johann Wolfgang von Goethe   Wien /  Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Description

Bronze statue of Goethe sitting in a chair. On the back a relief of a man and a woman with child holding a laurel wreath.

Wien - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Inscription(s)

GOETHE

errichtet vom
WIENER GOETHE VEREIN
im jahre mdcccc

Signature

E. Hellmer fecit

Annotation

Unveiled 15 December 1900.

Wien - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Berndorfer Metallwarenfabrik
  • Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von
  • Hellmer, Edmund von
  • Man (sitting)
  • Man and woman
  • Statue (man sitting)
  • Woman with child
  • Writer / poet
  • Location N 48°12'12" E 16°21'58"

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