Bronze statue of Deák sitting on a chair. The statue is on a high pedestal of granite, measuring 9 x 5.5 m, flanked with four allegorical statues representing Deák work and achievements:
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2. Austro-Hungarian Compromise of 1867
4. Education and National Progress
- Justice, woman with book and scales.
- Austro-Hungarian Compromise of 1867 (so-called 'Ausgleich'), seated bearded man (the Danube) flanked by two nude boys (Austria and Hungary) holding each other's hand, both leaning on a shield with coat of arms
- Hungary?, woman with an infant holding a shield of Hungary.
- Education and National Progress, seated woman with an open book on her lap, and two nude boys.
Signed: (pedestal) SCHICKEDANZ ALBERT műépitész
The sculptur Huszár Adolf died before the monument was completed. To finish the composition, the city assigned Adolf Keszler and Ede Mayer, it was executed by their student Stróbl Alajos (later he became one of the most renowned sculptors of memorials in Hungary at the turn of the 20th century). The postament is Albert Schickedanz`s work.
- Huszár Adolf (Szentjakabfalva 1842 - Budapest 1885),
- Alajos Stróbl (Liptóújvár / Liptovský Hrádok 1856 - Budapest 1926),
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Locatie (N 47°29'56" - E 19°2'51") (Satellite view: Google Maps)
Item Code: hubp005; Photograph: 7 September 2012
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