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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

(Frankfurt am Main 1749-Weimar 1832)
German writer and polymath; considered by many to be the most important writer in the German language and one of the most important thinkers in Western culture
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Luxembourg /  Johann Wolfgang von Goethe   Luxembourg /  Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Description

Bronze relief portrait on a large stone.

Inscription(s)

hier finded sich soviel grösse
mit anmut, soviel ernst mit
lieblichkeit verbunden, dass
wohl zu wünschen wäre, poussin
hätte sein herrliches talent
in solchen räumen betätigt.
goethe über luxemburg.
campagne in frankreich,
15. oktober 1792

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Location (N 49°36'41" - E 6°8'7")

Item Code: lu020; Photograph: 16 June 2011
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