Sculpture of a nude boy who is spat by a satyr, when he shuts with his hand the satyr's penis.
brunnenbuberl gestaltet 1895
von matthias gasteiger
This naked young boy was initially greeted by public outcry in 1895, when local sculptor Matthias Gasteiger refused to supply him with a fig leaf, even when Prince Regent Luitpold personally asked for it - the artist was king in München! nevertheless, he went on to win the gold medal at a prestigious international sculpture competition in Paris and is today Munich's best-loved fountain
- Matthias Gasteiger (München 1871-München 1934), German sculptor (München-Wiki).
Sources & Information
Location N 48°8'20" E 11°34'1"
Item Code: deby080; Photograph: 5 September 2010
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