Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Frankfurt am Main
Stadt Frankfurt am Main

Hessen

Taunusanlage

Jakob Guiollett

Aschaffenburg 1746 - Frankfurt am Main 1815
German official and politician; initiated the creation of the parks at the former fortifications of Frankfurt and was their builder; mayor of Frankfurt, 1811-1815
(Wikipedia)
Eduard Schmidt von der Launitz
I. Beyer (Frankfurt am Main)
1837

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Description

Bronze bust standing on a pedestal with columnar relief. The upper part of the base includes an allegorical frieze, representing the destruction of the fortifications, and the planning and planting of the ramparts, and Guiolett with a plan in between; at the other side a wall with a tree.

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Inscription(s)

GUIOLLETT

seinem verdienste
um
diese anlagen
die dankbaren
mitbürger
1837

On the sides of the bust are Guiolett's dates: geboren d. 25 febr 1746 and gestorben 5 sept.br 1815

Signature

(bust) Ed. von der LAUNITZ | sculps 1835
(relief) erf. u. ausgef. von Ed. von der Launitz | in Frankfurt 1837
gegossen von L. Beyer in Frankfurt a.m.

Frankfurt am Main - Jakob Guiollett

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Country: Germany
  • Beyer (Frankfurt am Main), I.
  • Bust
  • Gardener
  • Guiollett, Jakob
  • Launitz, Eduard Schmidt von der
  • Man with shovel
  • Mayor
  • Worker
  • Location (N 50°6'51" - E 8°40'14")

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