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Justus von Liebig

Darmstadt 1803-München 1873
German chemist, made major contributions to agricultural and biological chemistry
(Wikipedia)
Michael Wagmüller & Wilhelm von Rümann
1883

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Description

Marble statue of Liebig sitting in a chair. On the sides of the pedestail two reliefs:

Justus von Liebig (München) - relief on pedestal Justus von Liebig (München) - relief on pedestal

Inscription(s)

JUSTUS LIEBIG

von dankbaren
schülern und freunden
errichtet
am 6. august 1883

Annotation

The both boys on the relief are the sons of the sculptor Wagmüller (Kurda 2005, p. 179). The head of one of the boys is however gone, probably war damage.

Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Country: Germany
  • Chemist
  • Liebig, Justus von
  • Man (sitting)
  • Rümann, Wilhelm von
  • Statue (man sitting)
  • Student
  • Teacher
  • Wagmüller, Michael
  • Location (N 48°8'31" - E 11°34'17")

    Item Code: deby072; Photograph: 5 September 2010
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