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Danubius kút

Danube Fountain

Ybl Miklós & Fessler Leo
1880-83

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Description

Neo-Renaissance fountain with three fountain basins (diameter 6.26 - 3.60 and 2.20 m) with in the top a male figure representing the Danube (Ister). At the bottom are three large figures of a seated women representing the Hungarian rivers the Tisza, the Dráva and the Száva.

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Inscription(s)

DANUBIUS KÚT
1883-ban állitották fela calvin téren
tervező
YBL MIKLÓS EPITÖMŰVÉSZ
es
FESZLER LEO SZOBRÁSZ
voltak
akutaz 1944-1945 - ös háborus esemént....
boran sulyosan megserült
A SÉRÜLT KUTAT
1955-1959 között helyreállitotta
A FŐVAROSI EMLÉKFELÜGYELÖSÉG
a szobrokat
GYÖRI DESZŐ
szobraszművész tervei alapján
ujonnan faragták
Danubius fountain
in 1883 erected at Calvin Square
Designer
Miklos Ybl, architect
and
Leo Fessler, sculptor
The damaged well
was restored by the Inspectorate of
Monuments of the Capital
between 1955-1959
The statues were newly carved
using the plans made by
Györi Dezső
sculptor

Annotation

The original statues were damaged in World War II and replaced with copies made by Győry Dezső.

Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Danube (personification)
  • Dráva (personification)
  • Fessler Leo
  • Fountain
  • River god/goddess
  • Száva (personification)
  • Tisza (personification)
  • Ybl Miklós
  • Location (N 47°29'54" - E 19°3'9")

    Item Code: hubp078; Photograph: 7 September 2012  / updated: 2 December 2012
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