Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Heidelberg
Stadt Heidelberg

Baden-Württemberg

Schloßberg
(Schloßgarten)

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

(Frankfurt am Main 1749-Weimar 1832)
German writer and polymath; considered by many to be the most important writer in the German language and one of the most important thinkers in Western culture
(Wikipedia)
David d'Angers
1829/1987

Heidelberg /  Johann Wolfgang von Goethe   Heidelberg /  Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Description

Bronze bust.

Inscription(s)

johann wolfgang
GOETHE
1749 - 1832

 

auf der terrasse
hochgewölbten bogen
war eine zeit sein
kommen und sein gehn...

Information Sign

von david d'angers 1829
geschaffen
von heidelberger bürgern
gestiftet
unter mitwirkung der
französischen republik
errichtet
1987

Annotation

The plaster original is in the Musée d'Orsay in Paris.

Sculptor

Tags

Location (N 49°24'39" - E 8°43'6")

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