Statues - Hither & Thither

Switzerland
Zürich
Zürich (Kanton)

Predigerplatz

Froschauerbrunnen

Froschauer Fountain

16th century sculptor
16th century (copy?)

Zürich /  Froschauerbrunnen   Zürich /  Froschauerbrunnen

Description

Stone statue depicting a boy riding on a giant frog, the boy holds a flag in his hand. The statue stands on a column in an octagonal fountain basin. The boy and the frog were the printer's mark of the 16th century printer Christoffel Froschauer (German 'Frosch' is frog).

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Locatie (N 47°22'25" - E 8°32'43")

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Item Code: chzh002; Photograph: 2 October 2014
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