Statues - Hither & Thither

Estonia
Tartu
Tartumaa

Küüni / Vallikraavi

Isa ja Poeg

Father and Son


(Wikipedia)
Ülo Õun
1977

Tartu /  Isa ja Poeg   Tartu /  Isa ja Poeg

Description

Bronze statue of a nude man and a nude child - both statues have the same length.

Information Sign

Isa ja Poeg
Father and Son

Skulptor Ülo Õuna (1940-1988) poolt 1977. a valmistatud skulptuur
kujutab autorit ennast koos pooleteistaastase poja Kristjaniga. Skulptuur
väljendab erinevate põlvkondade vahelisi sidemeid ja arengut.
Avati lastekaitsepäeval, 1. juunil 2004.

The sculpture made by sculptor Ülo Õun (1940-1988) in 1977 depicts
the author and his 1.5-year old son Kristjan. The sculpture expresses ties
between different generations and evolution.
The unveiling of the sculpture took place on Children's Protection Day
on June 1, 2004.

Annotation

Unveiled on Child Protection Day 1 June 2004. The sculptor Oun's widow Inara Oun says the sculpture portrays the sculptor himself with their son Kristjan at the age of 18 months. The sculpture was created in 1977 and cast in bronze in 1987. It was originally designed to be erected in Tallinn, but Tartu City Government bought the sculpture in autumn 2001.

Tartu - Isa ja Poeg

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 58°22'44" E 26°43'27"

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