Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Luckau
Lkr. Dahme-Spreewald

Brandenburg

Nordpromenade

Karl Liebknecht

Leipzig 1871 - Berlin 1919
German socialist and a co-founder with Rosa Luxemburg of the Spartacist League and the Communist Party of Germany
(Wikipedia)
Theo Balden
Kunstgießerei Lauchhammer
1969

Luckau /  Karl Liebknecht   Luckau /  Karl Liebknecht

Description

Bronze statue of Karl Liebknecht holding a speech with sweeping arm movements.

Inscription(s)

Around the sockle, a bronze strip is mounted with text. Most of the strip is now gone, partial text reconstruction of the text on the front with photos found on the web (the underlined part is the only part still present):

den krieg erhob vnd sein name wird voran levchten

Signature

balden | 1968
veb lauchhammer 1969

Annotation

Until 1969 this statue stood on the Market Place.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 51°51'10" - E 13°43'3")

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Item Code: debr002; Photograph: 8 August 2013
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