Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Hamburg
Freie und Hansestadt Hamburg

Bremer Straße / Maretstraße

Trauerndes Kind

Mourning Child

Hendrik-André Schulz
1988

Hamburg /  Trauerndes Kind   Hamburg /  Trauerndes Kind

Description

Sculpture of a child mourning over different helmets of the armies of different countries. It serves as an anti-monument to mitigate the effect of the heroic soldier standing next to it (see here).

Inscription(s)

On two stones in the pavement:

aus er trauer um die opfer
mussen wir wege finden
die zum frieden führen

friede denen in der ferne
und denen in der nähe
jesaja 57. 19

Information Sign

hendrik-andré schulz (*1957)

1988 Trauerndes Kind
Mourning child
Bronze

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 53°27'29" E 9°58'53"

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