Statues - Hither & Thither

Slovenia
Kranj
Gorenjska

Glavni trg

France Prešeren

Vrba 1800 - Kranj 1849
Slovene poet, who has inspired virtually all later Slovene literature and has been generally acknowledged as the greatest Slovene classical author
(Wikipedia)
Frančišek Smerdu & Peter Loboda
1949-52

Kranj /  France Prešeren   Kranj /  France Prešeren

Description

Large bronze statue (5 meter) of France Prešeren next to the Prešernovo gledališče (Prešeren theatre). On the stone base is one of his poems in a facsimile of his handwriting.

Inscription(s)

Dr FRANCE PREŠEREN
3.12.1800-8.2.1849

Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 46°14'17" E 14°21'21"

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Item Code: si139; Photograph: 11 September 2016
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