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Hommage à John Grün

Monument for John Grün

Mondorf-les-Bains 1868 - Ettelbruck 1912
(also known as John Grun Marx and the Luxembourg Hercules)
believed to be the strongest man in the world at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century
(Wikipedia)
Georges Christen & Bernie Klein
2012

Mondorf-les-Bains /  Hommage à John Grün   Mondorf-les-Bains /  Hommage à John Grün

Description

New monument for John Grün at the occasion of the 100th anniversary of his death. The steel sculpture depicts the biceps, the muscle used for flexing the arms. There was already since 1914 a John Grün obelisk in Mondorf-les-Bains (see here).
The monument is made from steel plates and steel rods bend by hand by Georges Christen.

Inscription(s)

hommage
JOHN GRÜN
novembre 2012

Signature

CHRISTEN & KLEIN Sculptures vun Hand gebeit

Sculptors

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Location (N 49°30'21" - E 6°16'30")

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