Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Frankfurt am Main
Stadt Frankfurt am Main

Hessen

Rothschildpark

Ring der Statuen

Circle of Statues

Georg Kolbe
1954 (1933/47)

Frankfurt am Main /  Ring der Statuen

Description

Seven larger than life statues, four women and three men, standing in a circle. The names of the seven statues are:
  1. Amazone
  2. Herabschreitender / Descending Youth
  3. Hüterin / The Guardian
  4. Sinnender / Pondering Youth
  5. Junges Weib / Young Woman
  6. Stehender Jüngling / Standing Youth
  7. Auserwählte / The Chosen One

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Frankfurt am Main - Ring der Statuen
Amazone
2
Frankfurt am Main - Ring der Statuen
Herabschreitender
3
Frankfurt am Main - Ring der Statuen
Hüterin
4
Frankfurt am Main - Ring der Statuen
Sinnender
5
Frankfurt am Main - Ring der Statuen
Junges Weib
6
Frankfurt am Main - Ring der Statuen
Stehender Jüngling
7
Frankfurt am Main - Ring der Statuen
Auserwählte

Signature

all statues are signed: GK

Annotation

The sculptural group was commissioned after two years of negotiations in 1941, and erected after Kolbe's death in 1954. Six statues are finished by Kolbe before his death, the seventh statue, Sinnender, was finished by Richard Scheibe

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 50°7'3" E 8°40'11"

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Item Code: dehs225; Photograph: 28 September 2014
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