Two dynamically moving bronze figures on a pedestal. A naked youth with far outstrided dance pose, with at his feet a sitting woman, her head proud averted. The sculptor was inspired by a performance of the Russian ballet dancer Vaslav Nijinsky (1889-1950) and Tamara Karsavina (1885-1878). On the base is a medallion portrait of Heine, inscribed HEINRICH | HEINE (this portrait dates from 1947, the original was lost after the monument was dismantled by the Nazis in 1933).
(sculpture) CKolbe | 13; (portrait) CK
H. NOACK | berlin - friedenau
- Georg Kolbe (Waldheim, Sachsen 1877 - Berlin 1947),
Inaugurated on Heine's birthday, 13 December 1913.
Sources & Information
Location (N 50°6'42" - E 8°40'12")
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Item Code: dehs215; Photograph: 28 September 2014
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