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Münchhausen zieht sich aus dem Sumpf

Munchhausen pulling himself out of the swamp

Fictional German nobleman created by the German writer Rudolf Erich Raspe in his 1785; the character is loosely based Hieronymus Karl Friedrich Freiherr von Münchhausen (Bodenwerder 1720 - 1797).
(Wikipedia)
Andrey Orlov
2008

Bodenwerder /  Münchhausen zieht sich aus dem Sumpf   Bodenwerder /  Münchhausen zieht sich aus dem Sumpf

Description

Sculpture of Münchhausen pulling himself and the horse he is sitting on out of a swamp by his own hair.
An identical sculpture, dating from 2005, is in Moscow near the Tramplin shopping center.

Bodenwerder - Münchhausen zieht sich aus dem Sumpf

Information Sign

Дар фонда
"Диалог культур – единый мир"
Москва - 11 мая 2008

Schenkung der Stiftung
"Dialog der Kulturen - Gemeinsamen Welt "
Moskau - 11. Mai 2008
Gift of the Foundation
"Dialogue of Cultures - United World"
Moscow - 11 May 2008

"Ein Sinnbild für Selbsthilfe"
Münchhausen
zieht sich am eigenen Zopf
mit seinem Pferd aus dem Sumpf

Eine Bronze-Skulptur vom Bildhauer
A.J. Orlow in Moskau
Gewicht: 800 kg
Höhe: 2,30 m


Ein Geschenk der Stiftung
„Dialog der Kulturen gemeinsame Weltʺ
in Moskau in Zusammenarbeit mit der
Münchhausenmuseen Moskau un Bodenwerder
11. Mai 2008
"A symbol of self-help"
Münchhausen
pulls himself out of the swamp
with his horse by his own braid

A bronze sculpture by the sculptor
A.J. Orlov in Moscow
Weight: 800 kg
Height: 2,30 m


A gift from the foundation
„Dialogue of Cultures United Worldʺ
in Moscow in cooperation with the
Munchausen Museums in Moscow and Bodenwerder
11 May 2008

Sculptor

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Locatie (N 51°58'35" - E 9°30'48") (Satellite view: Google Maps)

Item Code: dens479; Photograph: 28 August 2022
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