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Johann Gottfried Herder

Mohrungen (today: Morąg, Poland) 1744 - Weimar 1803
German philosopher, theologian, poet, and literary critic
(Wikipedia)
Ludwig Schaller
Ferdinand von Miller (München)
1850

Weimar /  Johann Gottfried Herder   Weimar /  Johann Gottfried Herder

Description

Bronze statue of Herder with his right hand on his heart and holding in his left hand a paper with his motto Licht, Liebe, Leben (Light, Love, Life).

Inscription(s)

IOH.GOTTFR.v.HERDER

geb. mohrungen 25 aug. 1744
gest. weimar 18 dec. 1803

(laurel wreath)

von deutschen aller lande

Signature

k. schaller | inv. et mod.
f. miller | fudit | monachii | 1850

Annotation

Unveiled at Herder's 106th birthday.

Weimar - Johann Gottfried Herder

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Location (N 50°58'51" - E 11°19'45")

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Item Code: deth041; Photograph: 7 August 2013
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