Statues - Hither & Thither

Sweden
Jönköping
Jönköping

Munkplan
(Munksjöparken)

Hermes och Pan

Hermes and Pan

Memorial for Knut Ottonin Ljungkvist (Karlstad 1836 - Jönköping? 1896), the founder of Munksjö AB.
Axel Wallenberg
1952

Jönköping /  Hermes och Pan   Jönköping /  Hermes och Pan

Description

Bronze sculpture in fountain.

Inscription(s)

Text on pedestal unreadable because of the water from the fountain.

Signature

axel wallenberg / 1952

Mercurius' attributes

Mercurius/Hermes is usually depicted as a young man wearing winged shoes (talaria) and a winged hat (petasos), and carrying the caduceus, a herald's staff with two entwined snakes that was Apollo's gift to Hermes

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 57°46'27" E 14°9'25"

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