Statues - Hither & Thither

Austria
Wien
Wien (Land)

Volksgarten (1.)

Franz Grillparzer

Wien 1791 - Wien 1872
Austrian writer who is chiefly known for his dramas
(Wikipedia)
Various sculptors
1889

Wien /  Franz Grillparzer   Wien /  Franz Grillparzer

Description

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
sappho

Wien - Franz Grillparzer
medea

Wien - Franz Grillparzer
des meeres und der liebe wellen

Signature

(statue) c. kundmann
(reliefs) weyr

Wien - Franz Grillparzer

Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

  • 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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