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Ernst von Wildenbruch
(Beirut, Lebanon 1845 - Berlin 1909)
German poet and dramatist
(Wikipedia)
Richard Engelmann
1914

Weimar /  Wildenbruch-Denkmal   Weimar /  Wildenbruch-Denkmal

Description

Statue of a nude young man with an antique helmet pulling a dagger from its sheath.

Inscription(s)

ERNST von WILDENBRUCH
ZUR EHRE

„ich kämpfe nicht
um anzugreifen,
sondern
um zu verteidigen
1914

Signature

fecit RICHARD ENGELMANN

Annotation

Because of the inscription, the DDR government removed the sculpture in 1976.

Weimar - Wildenbruch-Denkmal

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Location (N 50°58'29" - E 11°19'34")

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Item Code: deth031; Photograph: 7 August 2013
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