Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Braunschweig
Stadt Braunschweig

Niedersachsen

Lessingplatz

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

Kamenz 1729 - Braunschweig 1781
German writer, philosopher, dramatist, publicist, and art critic
(Wikipedia)
Ernst Rietschel
Georg Howaldt (Braunschweig)
1853

Braunschweig /  Gotthold Ephraim Lessing   Braunschweig /  Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

Description

Bronze statue.

 

Inscription(s)

GOTTH.EPHR.
LESSING
dem grossen denker
und dichter
das
deutsche vaterland

Signature

modellirt v. ernst rietschel / in dresden
gegossen v. georg howaldt / in braunschweig 1852

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 52°15'32" E 10°31'26"

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