Statues - Hither & Thither

Austria
Graz
Steiermark

Burggarten
(Bastei)

Panther, Justitia, Herakles, Samson, Lex, und Puttengruppe

Panther, Justice, Hercules, Samson, Law and a Putti Group


late 17th century and 1806-07

Graz /  Panther, Justitia, Herakles, Samson, Lex, und Puttengruppe   Graz /  Panther, Justitia, Herakles, Samson, Lex, und Puttengruppe

Description

Six sculptures are placed directly the water at the border of the Burggarten (visible from the Stadtpark). Four of these came from the façade of the town hall and were made 1806-1807 (nrs. 1, 2, 5 and 6), the two giants Hercules and Samson from the Färber Barracks and date from the late 17th century.
From south to north:

Graz - Panther, Justitia, Herakles, Samson, Lex, und Puttengruppe
1. Der Steirische Panther / The Styrian panther
Graz - Panther, Justitia, Herakles, Samson, Lex, und Puttengruppe
2. Justitia / Lady Justice
Graz - Panther, Justitia, Herakles, Samson, Lex, und Puttengruppe
3. Herakles / Hercules
Graz - Panther, Justitia, Herakles, Samson, Lex, und Puttengruppe
4. Samson
Graz - Panther, Justitia, Herakles, Samson, Lex, und Puttengruppe
5. Lex / Law
Graz - Panther, Justitia, Herakles, Samson, Lex, und Puttengruppe
6. Puttengruppe / Putti Group

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Location (N 47°4'23" - E 15°26'41")

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Item Code: atst034; Photograph: 6 September 2016
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