Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Frankfurt am Main
Stadt Frankfurt am Main

Hessen

Taunusanlage

Friedrich von Schiller

Marbach am Neckar 1759 - Weimar 1805
German poet, philosopher, historian, and playwright
(Wikipedia)
Johannes Dielmann
Ferdinand von Miller (München)
1864 (1859)

Frankfurt am Main /  Friedrich von Schiller   Frankfurt am Main /  Friedrich von Schiller

Description

Bronze statue of Schiller wearing a floor-length cape. In his hands he holds a laurel wreath and the two writers symbols pen and book.

Inscription(s)

SCHILLER

Signature

Erfunden u. modelirt | von | J. DIELMANN Frankfurt a/M. 1862
Gegossen in München | durch | FERD. v. MILLER

Annotation

A model was made in 1859 and stood on the Römerberg. In 1862 is was cast in bronze and inaugurated in 1864 on Schillerplatz. Since 1955 in the Taunusanlage.

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Location (N 50°6'39" - E 8°40'16")

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