Statues - Hither & Thither

Belgium
Spa
Liège (province)

Parc de Sept Heures  

Giacomo Meyerbeer

Giacomo Meyerbeer, born as Jakob Liebmann Beer
(Tasdorf (now a part of Rüdersdorf), 1791 - Paris 1864)
German opera composer
(Wikipedia)
Charles Gir
1912

Spa /  Giacomo Meyerbeer   Spa /  Giacomo Meyerbeer

Description

Bronze bust on a pedestal with two reliefs, propably referring to Meyerbeer's opera's (who can tell us?). At the foot of the pedestal stands a bronze statue of a woman with flowers, paying tribute to Meyerbeer.

Spa - Giacomo Meyerbeer Spa - Giacomo Meyerbeer Spa - Giacomo Meyerbeer

Inscription(s)

MEYERBEER

1751 - 1864

offert
a la
VILLE de SPA
par

son bourgmestre
Baron Jph de CRAWHEZ

Signature

We could not come close to the statue to see if there are any signatures.

Annotation

Unveiled 18 August 1912.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 50°29'37" E 5°51'39"

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