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Neustadt an der Weinstraße
Stadt Neustadt an der Weinstraße

Rheinland-Pfalz

Kunigundenstraße / Hauptstraße

Kunigunde und De Werth

Kunigunde and De Werth

Barbara Kunigunde Kirchner and Johann Peter de Werth
Bernhard Mathäss
2000

Neustadt an der Weinstraße /  Kunigunde und De Werth   Neustadt an der Weinstraße /  Kunigunde und De Werth

Description

Two busts of concrete and steel, looking to each other.

Neustadt an der Weinstraße - Kunigunde und De Werth
Kunigunde looking at De Werth
Neustadt an der Weinstraße - Kunigunde und De Werth
De Werth looking at Kunigunde
Between the busts is a dotted line from white stones

Inscription(s)

Op de pedestal of the De Werth bust:

1689 pfälzischer
erbfolgekrieg

de werth –
– kunigunde
kirchner

retterin neustadts
gestiftet von
architekt f.-karl
bangert neustadt
deutsche bank nw
private banking
schwenk-lösch
betontechnik
mandfred lösch
ungenfeld

i. mandt baden b.
jever krog +
kunigundenstube
jever pilsener
bischoff privatbr.
d.i t. deufel nw

Signed: (both busts) mathäss

Annotation

Citizen's daughter Kunegonde Kirchner saved in 1689 the town from pillage by the French troops by her pleas to the French general Montclair with help of De Werth, with whom she was in lover (and later she married him).

Unveiled on 30 June 2000, the birthday of Kunigunde Richter.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

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Location (N 49°21'9" - E 8°8'12")

Item Code: derp123; Photograph: 20 April 2012
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