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Willibald Alexis

ps. of Georg Wilhelm Heinrich Häring
Breslau [Wrocław] 1798 - Arnstadt 1871
German writer, regarded as the founder of the realistic historical novel in German literature
(Wikipedia)
Paul Matzdorf
1911

Arnstadt /  Willibald Alexis   Arnstadt /  Willibald Alexis

Description

Funeral monument with a bronze portrait medailoon. The portrait was created by Paul Matzdorf after designs of Alexis' niece, Mrs. von Petersdorff and Franz Boese of Arnstadt. The bronze plate was cast in Friedrichshagen. The Arnstadt sculptor and stonemason Karl Klinghammer carved the inscription.

The Alter Friedhof is no longer a cemetery, but a park with a few funeral monuments.

Inscription(s)

Zur Seite
seiner edlen Gattin
Laetitia schläft hier

WILLIBALD ALEXIS
im treuen Gedenken setzen dies
heimatliche Mal ihrem Dichter
die Märker

Arnstadt - Willibald Alexis

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Location (N 50°50'17" - E 10°56'50")

Item Code: deth128; Photograph: 11 October 2018
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