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Anastasius Grün

Anton Alexander Graf von Auersperg
pseudonym Anastasius Grün or Zelenec
(Laibach - Ljubljana 1806 - Graz 1876)
Austrian poet and liberal politician
Karl Schwerzek

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Marble bust on a marble column with a relief of Apollo with his bow and drawing an arrow from the quiver, symbol of the Enlightenment. At the foot of the monument Cautes (a little angel) with a burning torch, the gnostic symbol of vitality 'Lebenskraft' and a broken column.
The monument is the counterpart of the Lenau monument on Schillderplatz. Grün published Lenau's Sämtliche Werke in 1855.

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K. Schwerzek



Unveiled 25 June 1891.

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Location (N 48°12'7" - E 16°21'53")

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Item Code: atwi032; Photograph: 9 September 2012
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