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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

(Frankfurt am Main 1749-Weimar 1832)
German writer and polymath; considered by many to be the most important writer in the German language and one of the most important thinkers in Western culture
(Wikipedia)
Christian Daniel Rauch & Willy Ullrich
1949

Görlitz /  Johann Wolfgang von Goethe   Görlitz /  Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Description

Sanstone bust of Goethe on a large granite Jugendstil monument (originally a fountain).

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GOETHE

Annotation

Originally, the monument had a bronze bust of Goethe by the sculptor Johannes Pfuhl, which was molten in 1942 for army purposes. The present bust is a 1949 sandstone copy made by Willy Ulrich after the example of the bust by Rauch.

Görlitz - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Location (N 51°8'35" - E 14°59'15")

Item Code: desn062; Photograph: 2 September 2012
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