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Heads of Gotha

Prinz Albert I. von Sachsen, Coburg und Gotha, Queen Victoria, Ernst der Fromme, Wilhelm von Grumbach
Wolfgang Schott & Laetitia de Bazelaire
2011

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Description

Four wooden heads carved from a tree trunk on a row. The sculpture is part of the International Wood Sculptor Symposium "Gotha Adelt!", 30 June to 10 July 2011, at the occasion of the the 13th Thuringia Day in Gotha.
The heads are of four persons related to Gotha.

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Prinz Albert I. von Sachsen, Coburg und Gotha / Prince Albert I of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha
(Schloß Rosenau, Coburg, 1819 - Windsor Castle 1861), husband of Queen Victoria (Wikipedia).
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Queen Victoria
(London 1819 - Osborne House 1901), Queen of Great-Britain, 1837-1901 (Wikipedia).
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Ernst der Fromme / Ernest the pious Ernst l. von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg
(Altenburg 1601 - Gotha 1675), Duke of Saxe-Gotha, built Schloß Friedenstein (Wikipedia).
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Wilhelm von Grumbach
(Rimpar bei Würzburg 1503 - Gotha 1567), German adventurer, chiefly known through his connection with the last attempt of the Imperial Knights to prevail against the power of the territorial Princes of the Holy Roman Empire (Wikipedia).

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Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Country: Germany
  • Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Prince
  • Bazelaire, Laetitia de
  • Ernst l. von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg
  • Grumbach, Wilhelm von
  • Monarch
  • Schott, Wolfgang
  • Sculpture (wooden)
  • Victoria (Queen of Great-Britain)
  • Location (N 50°57'5" - E 10°42'33")

    Item Code: deth138; Photograph: 12 October 2018
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