Sculpture of sitting man with a tree between his legs. The 'skin' of the sculpture is covered with letters making English words related to the body.
Placed on the occasion of the 1000th anniversary of the Bishopric of Bamberg. The statue stands in front of the hause were Kaspar Hauser lived from December 1831 until his death in 1833.
30 April 1812 (?) - Ansbach 17 December 1833
German youth who claimed to have grown up in the total isolation of a darkened cell. Hauser's claims, and his subsequent death by stabbing, sparked much debate and controversy. Theories propounded at the time linked him with the princely House of Baden. These have long since been rejected by professional historians.
- Jaume Plensa (Barcelona 1955),
Location (N 49°18'10" - E 10°34'22")
Via the links below you can find the position:
Item Code: deby257; Photograph: 29 September 2011
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