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Sankt George, Schiffahrt und Weinbau

St. George, Navigation and Viniculture

Ludwig Cauer & Hugo Cauer
1905

Koblenz /  Sankt George, Schiffahrt und Weinbau   Koblenz /  Sankt George, Schiffahrt und Weinbau

Description

Three bronze statues on the façade of the 'Altes Regierungsgebäude' (old Prussian government building), built 1902-05.

Koblenz - Sankt George, Schiffahrt und Weinbau
1. St. George
Koblenz - Sankt George, Schiffahrt und Weinbau
2. Allegory of navigation
Koblenz - Sankt George, Schiffahrt und Weinbau
3. Allegory of Viniculture

  1. (top) St. Georg / St. George (ca. 275/281 - 303), Roman soldier from Syria Palaestina and a priest in the Guard of Diocletian, one of the Fourteen Holy Helpers. He is immortalized in the tale of Saint George and the Dragon (Wikipedia)
  2. (left) Allegory of navigation: Man with rope and rudder.
  3. (right) Allegory of Viniculture: Woman with basket of grapes.

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Locatie (N 50°21'29" - E 7°36'14")

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