Statues - Hither & Thither

Liechtenstein
Schaan

Reberastrasse 14
(St. Laurentiuskirche)

Fürst Johannes-Denkmal

Prince Johann Monument

Fürst Johann II. dem Guten von und zu Liechtenstein
Schloss Eisgrub 1840 - Schloss Feldsberg 1929
Prince of Liechtenstein, 1858-1929. His reign of 70 years and 90 days is the second-longest in European royal history after that of Louis XIV of France
(Wikipedia)
Gottfried Hilti
1932

Schaan /  Fürst Johannes-Denkmal

Description

Relief showing in the center the dead body of Prince Johann on a bier. Under the bier is an allegorical figure representing the soul of the people in deep mourning, the bier is carried by two muscular figures, representing the fresh natural force of the people. To the right is a mourning family of farmers, the group to the left represents the crafts and education.

Schaan - Fürst Johannes-Denkmal Schaan - Fürst Johannes-Denkmal Schaan - Fürst Johannes-Denkmal

Inscription(s)

dem vater
des volkes

dem freunde
des friedes

[coat of arms
of Liechtenstein]
dem helfer
der armen

dem hirten
der kunst

FÜRST JOHANN DEM GUTEN
1840 — 1858 — 1929

Signature

g. hilti bildh. schaan

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 47°9'59" E 9°30'41"

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