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Gothaer Berühmtheiten am Trafohäuschen

Celebrities from Gotha on a Distribution Substation

Schüller Art & Design
c. 2010

Gotha /  Gothaer Berühmtheiten am Trafohäuschen   Gotha /  Gothaer Berühmtheiten am Trafohäuschen

Description

Electrical distribution substation painted with scenes from Gotha. On the north side the painting shows four persons sitting on a bench.

Gotha - Gothaer Berühmtheiten am Trafohäuschen
Luis Spohr (Braunschweig 1784 - Kassel 1859), German composer, violinist and conductor, was from 1805-1813 Concertmaster in Gotha (Wikipedia).
Gotha - Gothaer Berühmtheiten am Trafohäuschen
Ernst Wilhelm Arnoldi (Gotha 1778 - Gotha 1841), Merchant in Gotha, 'Father of the German Insurance' (Wikipedia).
Gotha - Gothaer Berühmtheiten am Trafohäuschen
Conrad Ekhof (Hamburg 1720 - Gotha 1778), German actor, widely regarded as one of the foremost actors of the German-speaking realm in the 18th century (Wikipedia).
He holds a mask with the face of Ernst l. von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg (Altenburg 1601 - Gotha 1675), Duke of Saxe-Gotha, built Schloß Friedenstein (Wikipedia).
Gotha - Gothaer Berühmtheiten am Trafohäuschen
Andreas Reyher (Heinrichs 1601 - Gotha 1673), German teacher, education reformer and lexicographer (Wikipedia).

On the southside is a town plan and a view of Gotha painted. On the short sides are a view of Schloß Friedenstein and a design of leaves with the text "In Memorie to JiVN"

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Gotha - Gothaer Berühmtheiten am Trafohäuschen Gotha - Gothaer Berühmtheiten am Trafohäuschen Gotha - Gothaer Berühmtheiten am Trafohäuschen

Signature

schüller art & design

Sculptor

Tags

  • Composer
  • Conductor
  • Educator
  • Ekhof, Conrad
  • Ernst l. von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg
  • Insurance
  • Map
  • Merchant
  • Monarch
  • Painting
  • Reyher, Andreas
  • Schüller Art & Design
  • Spohr, Louis
  • Teacher
  • Violin player
  • Location (N 50°56'53" - E 10°42'32")

    Item Code: deth182; Photograph: 13 October 2018
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