Statues - Hither & Thither

Switzerland
Zürich
Zürich (Kanton)

Werdplatz

Der entfesselte Prometheus oder Befreiung

Prometheus Unbound or Liberation

The Titan Prometheus in Greek Mythology stole fire and brought it to mankind, and was cruelly punished by God Zeus
(Wikipedia)
Werner F. Kunz
Fonderia Bronzart (Mendrisio)
1962

Zürich /  Der entfesselte Prometheus <i>oder</i> Befreiung   Zürich /  Der entfesselte Prometheus <i>oder</i> Befreiung

Description

Large bronze sculpture of a man freeing himself from his chains.

Signature

w.f. kunz
Fonda| BRONZART | mendrisio

Annotation

The sculpture was created as a counterpart to the Monument to Labour on Helvetiaplatz, which was perceived as too bourgeois.

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 47°22'20" E 8°31'44"

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