Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
München
Stadt München

Bayern

Lenbachplatz

Wittelsbacher-Brunnen

Wittelsbach Fountain

Adolf von Hildebrand
1895

München /  Wittelsbacher-Brunnen   München /  Wittelsbacher-Brunnen

Description

Neo-Baroque fountain ensemble with on the left a man on horseback powerfully hurling a stone, and on the right a woman seated on a bull, meekly offering a bowl of water. These both figures symbolize the destructive and healing powers of water.

Inscription(s)

wittelsbacher-brunnen
gestaltet 1895 von
ADOLF von HILDEBRAND

Annotation

The fountain is erected to commemorate the completion of the city's new municipal water-supply system.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 48°8'28" E 11°34'9"

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