Statues - Hither & Thither

Austria
Wien
Wien (Land)

Stadtpark (1.)

Franz Schubert

Himmelpfortgrund in Wien 1797 - Wien 1828
Austrian composer
(Wikipedia)
Carl Kundmann & Theophil von Hansen
1872

Wien /  Franz Schubert   Wien /  Franz Schubert

Description

Marble statue of Schubert sitting in a chair. On three faces of the pedestal are reliefs:

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Wien - Franz Schubert
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Wien - Franz Schubert
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Wien - Franz Schubert
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  1. left: Die Instrumentalmusik / Instrumental music - winged woman with lyra, surrounded by children with musical instruments (left violin and triangle; right tambourine and flutes).
  2. front: Die Phantasie / The Phantasy - woman with lyra sitting on a sphinx.
  3. right: Die Vokalmusik / Vocal music - winged women surrounded by four singing children.

Inscription(s)

FRANZ SCHUBERT

seinem andenken
der wiener mænnergesang-verein
mdccclxxii.

geboren zu wien am xxxi. jænner
MDCCXCVII.
gestorben zu wien am xix. november
MDCCCXXVIII .

Signature

carl kundmann. / fec. 1872

Annotation

Kundman made the statue and the reliefs, Hansen designed the socle.

Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Composer
  • Hansen, Theophil von
  • Kundmann, Carl
  • Man (sitting)
  • Music (allegory)
  • Musician
  • Schubert, Franz
  • Singer
  • Statue (man sitting)
  • Location N 48°12'20" E 16°22'46"

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