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(Universitätsbibliothek)

Büsten im Treppenhaus der Universitätsbibliothek

Busts in the staircase of the University Library

Various sculptors
1909-1923

Heidelberg /  Büsten im Treppenhaus der Universitätsbibliothek   Heidelberg /  Büsten im Treppenhaus der Universitätsbibliothek

Description

In the main staircaise of the library are four busts:
Heidelberg - Büsten im Treppenhaus der Universitätsbibliothek

Karl Zangemeister (Hallungen 1837 - Heidelberg 1902), librarian of the University library 1875-1902, and philologist (Wikipedia).

Marble bust with inscription: ZANGEMEISTER; Signed: i. steinel
Plaque: "Geschenk des Künstlers Jean Steinel in München geb. in Heidelberg 14.XII.1878."
Donated in 1909.
Sculptor: Jean Steinel.

Heidelberg - Büsten im Treppenhaus der Universitätsbibliothek

Friedrich Gundolf, born Friedrich Leopold Gundelfinger (Darmstadt 1880 - Heidelberg 1931), German-Jewish literary scholar and poet and one of the most famous academics of the Weimar Republic (Wikipedia).

Bronze bust on marble block with inscription GUNDOLF; dated 1923.
Sculptor: Ludwig Thormaehlen

Heidelberg - Büsten im Treppenhaus der Universitätsbibliothek

Georg Gottfried Gervinus (Darmstadt 1805 - Heidelberg 1871), German literary and political historian (Wikipedia).

Marble bust with inscription: GERVINUS
Sculptor: Adolf Heer.

Heidelberg - Büsten im Treppenhaus der Universitätsbibliothek

Jakob Wille, (Frankenthal, Pfalz, 1853 - Heidelberg 1929), librarian of the University Library, 1902-1922 (Wikisource).

Marble bust with inscription: J. WILLE; Signed: steinel
Plaque: "Zum 70. Geburtstag gestiftet vom Künstler Jean Steinel, Freunden und Verehrern 6. Mai 1923.
Sculptor: Jean Steinel.

Sculptors

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Tags

  • Bust
  • Gervinus, Georg Gottfried
  • Gundolf, Friedrich
  • Heer, Adolf
  • Historian
  • Librarian
  • Philologist
  • Steinel, Jean
  • Thormaehlen, Ludwig
  • Wille, Jakob
  • Writer / poet
  • Zangemeister, Karl
  • Location (N 49°24'34" - E 8°42'21")

    Item Code: debw161; Photograph: 26 September 2012
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