Statue of GutsMuths and his student Ritter
Around the socle four scenes of education in fencing, pole-jumping, wrestling and swimming.
Around the base:
GUTS MUTHS geb. in quedlinburg 1759 lehrer in schnepfenthal gest. 1839
On the edge of the baseplate below the figure of Ritter:
karl ritter als schüler
von guts muths in schnepfenthal
Rich. Anders fec. Berlin 1904
The statue is near GutsMuths' birth house. The geographer Carl Ritter (Quedlinburg 1779 - Berlin 1859) was his most famous student.
- Richard Anders (Quedlinburg 1853 - Berlin 1917),
Sources & Information
Location (N 51°47'20" - E 11°8'41")
Item Code: desa001; Photograph: 15 October 2005
/ updated: 11 August 2013
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