Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Frankfurt am Main 1749-Weimar 1832)
German writer and polymath; considered by many to be the most important writer in the German language and one of the most important thinkers in Western culture
Bronze statue of Goethe sitting in a chair.
tato socha byla vytvořena ve spolupráci mĕsta|
mariánské láznĕ a spolku heimatverband
der marienbader stadt und land
diese statue wurde gemeinsam von der stadt marienbad
und dem heimatverband der marienbader
stadt und land, geschaffen
The original statue of Goethe sitting on a bench, sculpted by Willy Russ of Krásno, was unveiled on 15 May 1932 on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of his death.The statue was destroyed during the Second World War. After the war, there was a stone bearing a plaque installed on the original pedestal, stating that Goethe's statue had been standing there. The present statue was placed on the original pedestal and unveiled in 1993.
- Vitĕzslav Eibl (Habří 1928 - 1992),
Czech sculptor of Mariánské Lázně.
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Location (N 49°58'36" - E 12°42'30")
Item Code: czkv009; Photograph: 13 September 2012
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