Statues - Hither & Thither

Belgium
Leuven
Vlaams-Brabant

Mercatorpad

Gerard Mercator

Rupelmonde 1512 - Duisburg 1594
Map and atlas maker
(Wikipedia)
Raoul Biront
2001

Leuven /  Gerard Mercator   Leuven /  Gerard Mercator

Description

Bronze statue.

Inscription(s)

MERCATOR 1512 - 1594
Cartograaf
Woonde in de Mechelsestraat
Beroemd om zijn Atlas, aard- en hemelglobe

Signature

Raoul Biront 2000

Information Sign

Aan de Leuvense bevolking
55j. Handelaarsverbond
18 Aug. 2001
architect-beeldhouwer Raoul Biront

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 50°52'56" - E 4°41'50")

eXTReMe Tracker
Item Code: bevb003; Photograph: 31 October 2009
Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
If you want to use photos, please contact us via the contact form (in Dutch, English or German).
© Website and photos: René & Peter van der Krogt