Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Frankfurt am Main
Stadt Frankfurt am Main

Hessen

Töngesgasse / Hasengasse

Tugend-Brunnen

Virtue Fountain

Georg Krämer
1967

Frankfurt am Main /  Tugend-Brunnen   Frankfurt am Main /  Tugend-Brunnen

Description

Square column with a sandstone statue of the Virtue, a female figure holding in her right hand a staff and in her left a sword, and with her right foot standing on a globe.

Inscription(s)

TUGEND
BRUNNEN
1768
in der saal-
gass erstellt
im 2. weltkrieg
zerstört
1967
renoviert und
in die obhut
der
stadtsparkasse
genommen

Annotation

In the Second World War, the fountain was destroyed. Through the initiative of the Stiftung der Stadtsparkasse the fountain could be restored by sculptor Georg Krämer. On 28 October 1967 is was inaugurated.

Sculptor

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Location (N 50°6'48" - E 8°41'2")

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Item Code: dehs208; Photograph: 28 September 2014
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