Statues - Hither & Thither

Hungary
Székesfehérvár
Fejér megye

Kossuth utca

I. világháborús emlékmű

War memorial 1914-18

Pásztor János & Hikisch Rezső
1929/37

Székesfehérvár /  I. világháborús emlékmű   Székesfehérvár /  I. világháborús emlékmű

Description

On the back wall of the church is a Greek temple entrance to the crypt surmounted by a bronze sculpture group - dating from 1929 - depicting a soldier holding a laurel wreath and sitting on a prancing horse, a second soldier stands and a wounded soldier lying on the ground. In front of the "temple" is a sarcophagus with a dead soldier on it, made of stone and placed in 1937.

Inscription(s)

mcmxiv PRO PATRIA mcmxviii
"be szép ilyen végzetes néppel
ugyanannak tudni magunkat" ady
translation?

Signed: pásztor jános / hikisch rezső

Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 47°11'26" E 18°24'37"

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