Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Rüdesheim am Rhein
Rheingau-Taunus-Kreis

Hessen

Am Adlerturm

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)
Carl Wilhelm Bierbrauer
Gießerei in Herborn Westerwald
1933

Rüdesheim am Rhein /  Johann Wolfgang von Goethe   Rüdesheim am Rhein /  Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Description

Memorial tablet with portrait, placed on the façade of the Adlerturm.

Inscription(s)

[PORTRAIT]

1749-1832
Errichtet zum Weinblütenfest im Mai 1933

Goethe
weilte wiederholt in Rüdesheim
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...Der steine fusspfad nach
Rüdesheim hinab führt durch
die herrligsten Weinberge...
aus Goethe's Rheinreise

Sculptor

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Location (N 49°58'40" - E 7°55'32")

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