Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Frankfurt am Main
Stadt Frankfurt am Main

Hessen

Taunusanlage

Marshall-Brunnen

Marshall Fountain

George C. Marshall
Uniontown, Fayette Co, Pa. 1880; Washington 1959
American soldier and statesman famous for his leadership roles during World War II and the Cold War
(Wikipedia)
Toni Stadler
1963

Frankfurt am Main /  Marshall-Brunnen   Frankfurt am Main /  Marshall-Brunnen

Description

Circular fountain basin with bronze figures showing the three Graces, Aglaia, Hegemone and Euphrosyne. A stone slab bears the verses from Goethe's Faust II, with which the poet imagines the Graces as symbols of giving, taking and thanksgiving.

Annotation

The fountain was unveiled on 27 October 1963 in memory of George C. Marshall.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 50°6'52" E 8°40'16"

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