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Leopold II & Maria Theresia of Austria

Leopold : Brussel/Bruxelles 1835 - Laken 1909, King of Belgium, 1865-1909
Maria Th.: Wien 1717 - id. 1780, Empress of Austria
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Guillaume de Groot
1880

Brussel /  Leopold II & Maria Theresia of Austria   Brussel /  Leopold II & Maria Theresia of Austria

Description

Two bronze portrait medallions hold by putti.

Inscription(s)

LEOPOLDUS and MARIA THERESIA AUG. respectively
Latin texts on the back:
sub auspiciis
regis leopoldi secundi
musæum bruxellense
renovatui et ..uctui
mdccc lxxx
munificentia
mariæ theresiæ augustæ
bibliotheca publica
erecta brux
mdcclxxii

Annotation

The portraits are on the square in front of the former palace of Charles of Lorraine

Sculptor

Sources & Information

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Locatie (N 50°50'33" - E 4°21'26")

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Item Code: bebr008; Photograph: 12 December 2008  / updated: 13 December 2009
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