Statues - Hither & Thither

Hungary
Budapest
Budapest Főváros

Városliget (XIV.)
(Vajdahunyad sétany)

Alpár Ignác szobor

Ignác Alpár Statue

born Ignatz Schöckl
(Pest 1855 - Zürich 1928)
Hungarian architect, designer of the Vajdahunyad castle in the city park
(Wikipedia)
Telcs Ede
Szili István (Budapest)
1931

Budapest /  Alpár Ignác szobor   Budapest /  Alpár Ignác szobor

Description

Bronze statue of architect Alpár looking to the Vajdahunyad castle, built by him between 1896 and 1908 as part of the Millennial Exhibition.

Inscription(s)

ALPÁR IGNÁC

1855 - 1928

a torténelmi
emlékcsoport megalkotásaval
nemzeti dicsőségunket
tette maradandóva
translation?

Signed: TELCS
öntötte SZILI ISTVÁN budapest

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 47°30'58" E 19°4'53"

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