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Ludwig Uhland

Tübingen 1787 - Tübingen 1862
German poet, philologist and literary historian
(Wikipedia)
Gustav Kietz
Pelargus (Stuttgart)
1873

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Description

Bronze statue of Uhland standing with a scroll in his right hand. On the pedestal are three reliefs:
  1. Germania, a seated woman with a book on her lap and her left hand resting on a shield with an eagle.
  2. Dichtkunst - Poetry, woman reading a book while seated on a pile of books.
  3. Wissenschaft - Science, seated woman with harp.

Tübingen - Ludwig Uhland
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Tübingen - Ludwig Uhland
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Tübingen - Ludwig Uhland
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Inscription(s)

LUDWIG UHLAND
dem dichter
dem forscher
dem
deutschen mann

das
dankbare vaterland
mdccclxxiii

Signature

Modell. von Gustav Kietz
Guss von Wilhelm Pelargus

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Germania (allegory)
  • Historian
  • Kietz, Gustav
  • Pelargus (Stuttgart)
  • Philologist
  • Poetry (allegory)
  • Science (allegorical figure)
  • Statue
  • Uhland, Ludwig
  • Writer / poet
  • Location (N 48°31'4" - E 9°3'19")

    Item Code: debw231; Photograph: 30 September 2014
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