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Allegorische Figuren am Schloßfassade

Allegorical Figures on the Castle Façade

Johann Wendel Eckard
18th century

Darmstadt /  Allegorische Figuren am Schloßfassade

Description

At the top of the façade of the castle on the side of the Market square are four statues - these statues are copies of 1922, the originals are under the arcades of the Parforcehof of the castle:

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  1. Treue - Fides: Woman with dog.
  2. Liebe - Caritas: Woman with ear of corn.
  3. Gerechtigkeit - Justitia: Woman with scales and sword.
  4. Überfluss - Abundantia - Woman with cornucopia.

Below this statues are two reliefs and the coat of arms of Ernst Ludwig of Hessen-Darmstadt (1667-1739).

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  1. Angel with pyramid.
  2. Fame - Winged female with two horns.

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Sculptor

Tags

  • Country: Germany
  • Abundantia
  • Charity (Charitas)
  • Eckard, Johann Wendel
  • Façade with statues (secular)
  • Faith (Fides)
  • Fame
  • Justice (Justitia)
  • Location (N 49°52'22" - E 8°39'18")

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    Item Code: dehs125; Photograph: 30 September 2012
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