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Denkmal Herzog Friedrich der Fromme

Memorial for Duke Frederick the Pious

Friedrich, Herzog zu Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Schwerin 1717 - Ludwigslust 1785
Duke of Mecklenburg
(Wikipedia)
Rudolph Kaplunger
1790

Ludwigslust /  Denkmal Herzog Friedrich der Fromme   Ludwigslust /  Denkmal Herzog Friedrich der Fromme

Description

On a pedestal in the form of a sarcophagus stands a vase with a relief portrait of Duke Frederick, flanked by a mourning woman holding a cornucopia, and a mourning boy with an inverted torch (symbol of death).

Inscription(s)

Dem Andenken
Friedrichs
Herzogs zu Mecklenburg gewidmet;
geboren den 9t. Novembr: 1717
und gestorben den 24t. April 1785

Friedrich
Ruhm und Trost der Deinen
O, wie warest Du so gut!

Information Sign

DENKMAL HERZOG FRIEDRICH
(1717-1785)
1790 nach einer Idee der Herzogin Louise vom
Hofbildhauer Rudolph Kaplunger geschaffen

1999-2000 Restaurierung des Denkmals

MONUMENT TO DUKE FRIEDRICH
(1717-1785)
1790 created by the court sculptor Rudolph
Kaplunger at the suggestion of Duchess Louise

1999-2000 restoration of the monument

Ludwigslust - Denkmal Herzog Friedrich der Fromme

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Country: Germany
  • Boy with torch
  • Cornucopia
  • Frederick (Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin)
  • Funeral monument
  • Kaplunger, Rudolph
  • Monarch
  • Woman with cornucopia
  • Location (N 53°19'49" - E 11°29'13")

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