Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Frankfurt am Main
Stadt Frankfurt am Main

Hessen

Friedrich-Stoltze-Platz

Stoltze-Brunnen

Stoltze Fountain

Friedrich Stoltze
Frankfurt am Main 1816 - Frankfurt am Main 1891
German poet and writer who was best known for his poems in Frankfurt dialect
(Wikipedia)
Friedrich Schierholz & Fritz Klimsch
Martin u. Piltzing (Berlin)
1895

Frankfurt am Main /  Stoltze-Brunnen   Frankfurt am Main /  Stoltze-Brunnen

Description

Bronze bust of Stoltze on a round column, standing on a triangular base with three fountain basins, the water sprays from the beak of three bronze pigeons. On the faces of the base are three bronze reliefs showing scenes from Stoltze's works:
  1. 'Francofurtia', a reclining woman leaning on the coat of arms of Frankfurt am Main - allegory for the town of Frankfurt am Main.
  2. An angel and a couple.
  3. A man and a boy on a viewpoint.

Frankfurt am Main - Stoltze-Brunnen
1
Frankfurt am Main - Stoltze-Brunnen
2
Frankfurt am Main - Stoltze-Brunnen
3

Inscription(s)

Der lebte nicht vergebens,
Auch ihm sei Dank und Sang.
Wer um den Ernst des Lebens,
Den Menschen Rosen schlang


FRIEDRICH STOLTZE

GEB. 21. NOV. 1816.

GEST. 28. MAERZ 1891.

Signature

F. Klimsch
Guss martin & piltzing, berlin, n.

Annotation

The monument is designed by Schierholz and sculpted by Klimsch.

Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Bust
  • Fountain
  • Frankfurt am Main (allegory)
  • Klimsch, Fritz
  • Man and woman
  • Martin u. Piltzing (Berlin)
  • Pigeon
  • Schierholz, Friedrich
  • Stoltze, Friedrich
  • Writer / poet
  • Location (N 50°6'45" - E 8°40'47")

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