Statues - Hither & Thither

Slovenia
Žužemberk
Jugovzhodna Slovenija

Baragova cesta 1
(Osnova Šola)

Leon Štukelj

Novo mesto 1898 - Maribor 1999
Slovenian gymnast, Olympic gold medalist and athlete
(Wikipedia)
Alenka Vidrgar
2002

Žužemberk /  Leon Štukelj   Žužemberk /  Leon Štukelj

Description

Bronze bust.

Inscription(s)

olimpijec
LEON ŠTUKELJ
1898-1999
suhokranjec

"vedno sem se rad
spominjal tistih lepih
časov iz otroške
dobe, ko sem v zafari
živel veselo, brez-
skrbno življenje in se
seznanjal s trdim
delom dolenjskega
ubožnega kmeta."
Leon Štukelj
12.11.2002

Olympian
LEON ŠTUKELJ
1898-1999
Suhokranjec

"I always like to
remember that beautiful
times in my childhood,
when I lived in Zafara
happily, and carefree and
acquainted with the hard
work of the Dolenjska
indigent farmer."
Leon Štukelj
12.11.2002

On the back of the column is a plaque with the names of the sponsers.

Signature

2002 vidrgar

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 45°49'53" - E 14°55'57")

eXTReMe Tracker
Item Code: si048; Photograph: 9 September 2016
Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
If you want to use photos, please contact us via the contact form (in Dutch, English or German).
© Website and photos: René & Peter van der Krogt