Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Frankfurt am Main
Stadt Frankfurt am Main

Hessen

Taunusanlage 1

Die vier Kontinenten

The Four Continents

(artist?)
1915

Frankfurt am Main /  Die vier Kontinenten

Description

Four sandstone sculptures on the portico:
  1. Europa / Europe, woman with a buste, books and basket with fruit.
  2. Afrika / Africa, negroide man with a monkey and a lion.
  3. Amerika / America, woman with an eagle.
  4. Asien - Asia, man with turban, a buddha statue and an animal (?)

Frankfurt am Main - Die vier Kontinenten
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Frankfurt am Main - Die vier Kontinenten
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Frankfurt am Main - Die vier Kontinenten
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Frankfurt am Main - Die vier Kontinenten
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Annotation

The house was built in 1915 and was the main office of the building firm Philipp Holzmann.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 50°6'38" E 8°40'13"

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