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Stierbändiger oder Geiserbrunnen

Bull Tamer or Geiser Fountain

Jakob Brüllmann

Zürich /  Stierbändiger oder Geiserbrunnen   Zürich /  Stierbändiger oder Geiserbrunnen


Stone sculpture of a man with a bull.


der stadt zürich gewidmet
arnold geiser
stadtbaumeister von 1876-1907.


At his death the city architect Arnold Geiser (1844-1909) left behind a legacy 'for a monument to beautify the city.' The city organised a competition under the Zürich artists. The winner, Jacob Brüllmann was surprisingly not from Zürich, but citizen of Weinfelden and living in Stuttgart. The foundations for the massive sculpture was designed by the architect Jean Freytag. On 20 October 1911, the entire monument was passed as 'Stierbändiger-Brunnen' (Bull Tamer Fountain) to the public.

Zürich - Stierbändiger oder Geiserbrunnen


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Location (N 47°22'1" - E 8°32'29")

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Item Code: chzh018; Photograph: 2 October 2014
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