Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Simmerath
Städteregion Aachen

Nordrhein-Westfalen

Rathausplatz

Rathausbrunnen

Town Hall Fountain

Lambert Johnen
1979

Simmerath /  Rathausbrunnen   Simmerath /  Rathausbrunnen

Description

Octagonal fountain with in the center a column with four reliefs showing the economic and cultural pillars of the municipality of Simmerath.

Simmerath - Rathausbrunnen
Land- und Forstwirtschaft / Agriculture and forestry
a milking farmer and lumberjacks.
Simmerath - Rathausbrunnen
Industrie / Industry
a founder with in the background factories - referring to Otto Junker in Lammertsdorf - and an electricity pylon.
Simmerath - Rathausbrunnen
Gesundheitswesen und Kirche / Health care and church
a saint helping a cripple (the same scene is on a wall of the St. Brigida Hospital in Simmerath) with the church of Simmerath and the Johanniskapelle (1665) in the background
Simmerath - Rathausbrunnen
Tourismus / Tourism
a stagecoach and a boat on the lake.

Inscription(s)

RATHAUS —
    BRUNNEN
auftraggeber
gemeinde simmerath
entwurf u. künstl.
    gestaltung
lambert johnen
architekt bda
die bauarbeiten am
brunnen führte die
eifelvereins ortsgr.
simmerath in eigen-
initiative durch
27.4.79

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 50°36'23" E 6°18'13"

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