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Stadtparkbrunnen - Kaiser-Franz-Josef-Brunnen

Town Park Fountain - Emperor Franz Josef Fountain

Jean-Baptiste Klagmann
A. Durenne (Paris)
1873

Graz /  Stadtparkbrunnen - Kaiser-Franz-Josef-Brunnen

Description

Large fountain. In a circular basin stands a cast iron central column with two scales. Between the upper and lower scale stand four allegorical figures, probably representing four rivers.

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The central column is adorned with putti and fish. In the basin around the central column are eight tritons with fish and shell (two different designs).

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The firm of Durenne exposed the fountain at the world exhibition of 1873 in Vienna, where it was bought by the town of Graz.

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Location N 47°4'29" E 15°26'40"

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