Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Dresden
Stadt Dresden

Sachsen

Neumarkt

König Friedrich August II. von Sachsen

King Frederick Augustus II of Saxony

Pillnitz 1797 - Brennbichl in Tirol 1854
King of Saxony, 1836-1854
Ernst Hähnel
1866

Dresden /  König Friedrich August II. von Sachsen   Dresden /  König Friedrich August II. von Sachsen

Description

Bronze statue on a pedestal of the king, holding in his right hand the constitution of 1831, with on four sides allegorical figures Faith (with cross and bible), .. (with book), Strength (in armour, with club), and Justice (with sword).

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Faith

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Strength

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Justice

Inscription(s)

FRIEDRICH AUGUST II.
KOENIG VON SACHSEN.

SEINEM ANDENKEN
DAS DANKBARE VATERLAND
ERRICHTET MDCCCLXVI.

Signature

Erfunden u. modellirt von / Ernst Iulius Hähnel / in Dresden, / in Erz gegossen von / Gebr. Lenz-Heroldt / in Nürnberg. / 1861-1866.

Information Sign

Restauriert 2004
aus Mitteln des Nachlasses
Aloisia Strerath, Hamburg

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Country: Germany
  • Faith (Fides)
  • Frederick Augustus II (King of Saxony)
  • Hähnel, Ernst
  • Justice (Justitia)
  • Monarch
  • Statue
  • Strength (Fortitudo)
  • Location N 51°3'3" E 13°44'27"

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