Statues - Hither & Thither

Wien (Land)

Volksgarten (1.)

Franz Grillparzer

Wien 1791 - Wien 1872
Austrian writer who is chiefly known for his dramas
Various sculptors

Wien /  Franz Grillparzer   Wien /  Franz Grillparzer


Statue of Grillparzer sitting in a chair, in a niche framed by Corinthian columns over a high square base, ending upwards by a triangular gable decorated with putti, ornaments and masks and the name GRILLPARZER. To the left and right of the central part is a concave wall, which has six reliefs with scenes from Grillparzer's work. At both ends of the wall are pylons embellished with reliefs (symbols of fama and poetry).

Wien - Franz Grillparzer
die ahnfrau

Wien - Franz Grillparzer
der traum ein leben

Wien - Franz Grillparzer
könig ottokars glück und ende

Wien - Franz Grillparzer

Wien - Franz Grillparzer

Wien - Franz Grillparzer
des meeres und der liebe wellen


(statue) c. kundmann
(reliefs) weyr

Wien - Franz Grillparzer


Sources & Information


  • Grillparzer, Franz
  • Hasenauer, Carl
  • Kundmann, Carl
  • Medea
  • Ottokar, King
  • Sappho
  • Statue (man sitting)
  • Weyr, Rudolf
  • Writer / poet
  • Location (N 48°12'26" - E 16°21'38")

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