Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Kassel
Stadt Kassel

Hessen

Obere Königstraße
(Rathaus)

Sophie-Henschel-Brunnen

Sophie Henschel Fountain

Hans Everding
1912

Kassel /  Sophie-Henschel-Brunnen   Kassel /  Sophie-Henschel-Brunnen

Description

Marble sculpture showing a mother with two children, standing on the central column of a square fountain basin.

Inscription(s)

DER VATERSTADT
VON OSKAR HENSCHEL

GESTIFTET VON
DESSEN WITWE 1910

Signature

h. everding | rom 1912

Annotation

Sophie Henschel, geb. Caesar (1841-1914), widow of the manufacturer Oscar Henschel (1837-1894), founded this fountain in 1910 in memory of her husband (Wikipedia).

Kassel - Sophie-Henschel-Brunnen

Sculptor

Tags

Location (N 51°18'44" - E 9°29'34")

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