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Friedrich Joseph Haass

Münstereifel 1780 - Moscow 1853
the 'holy doctor of Moscow.' As a member of Moscow's governmental prison committee, he spent 25 years until the end of his life to humanize the penal system
(Wikipedia)
Nikolay Andreyev
1909/1986

Bad Münstereifel /  Friedrich Joseph Haass   Bad Münstereifel /  Friedrich Joseph Haass

Description

Large buste on a stone pedestal, made by Helmut Mooss, with on the front a bronze letter from Elisavetha Drachusova to Wilhelmins, sister of Dr. Haass, in Cologne. At the foot of the pedestal are chains.

The original bust was made in 1909 for the Moscow Hospital for the Poor. The bust in Bad Münstereifel is made from a plaster cast made in 1986 of the bust, and stands since 1995 on the present location.

Inscription(s)

FRIEDRICH JOSEPH HAASS
MÜNSTEREIFEL 1780
HEILIGER DOKTOR VON MOSKAU
†1853

On the document:

moskau 19.viii.1853

die lauter des menschen
betrübten, schandtaten
erschreckten ihn aber
er betrachtete dennoch
auch den verhärte-
sten bösewicht als
seinen bruder

Signature

Nikolaj Andreev 1909

Bad Münstereifel - Friedrich Joseph Haass

Sculptor

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Locatie (N 50°33'14" - E 6°45'43")

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