Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Damgarten
(Stadt Ribnitz-Damgarten)
Lkr. Vorpommern-Rügen

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

Stralsunder Straße / Schillstraße

Arethusa und Relief zur Stadtgeschichte

Arethusa and Town History Relief

Arethusa, meaning "the waterer", was in Greek mythology, a nymph and daughter of Nereus
(Wikipedia)
Wolfgang Friedrich
Kunstgiesserei Horst Borchardt (Stüdenitz-Schönermark)
2008

Damgarten /  Arethusa und Relief zur Stadtgeschichte   Damgarten /  Arethusa und Relief zur Stadtgeschichte

Description

Fountain, with on one side a nude woman - Arethusa - sitting on a rock, and on the other side an oval disk-like object with engravings and reliefs relating to the history of the town:

Damgarten - Arethusa und Relief zur Stadtgeschichte Damgarten - Arethusa und Relief zur Stadtgeschichte Damgarten - Arethusa und Relief zur Stadtgeschichte

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Damgarten - Arethusa und Relief zur Stadtgeschichte Damgarten - Arethusa und Relief zur Stadtgeschichte
and on the top vogelschiessen (bird shooting), a lying figure aiming with a crossbow to a bird on a stick.

Signature

monogram WF
kunstgiesserei horst borchardt 2008

Information Sign

ARETHUSA
und Relief zur Stadtgeschichte

Wolfgang Friedrich, Rostock

2008

Sculptor

Tags

  • Arethusa
  • Bird shooting
  • Borchardt (Stüdenitz-Schönermark), Kunstgiesserei Horst
  • Fountain
  • Friedrich, Wolfgang
  • History Sculpture
  • Jaromar II
  • Nereid
  • Nymph
  • Schill, Ferdinand von
  • Location (N 54°15'5" - E 12°28'23")

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