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Franc Miklošič

Franz Xaver Ritter von Miklosich

Radomerščak 1813 - Wien 1891
Slovenian philologist, professor in Wien
(Wikipedia)
Svetoslav Peruzzi & Tine Kos
1926 (1908)

Ljubljana /  Franc Miklošič   Ljubljana /  Franc Miklošič

Description

Marble bust of Franc Miklošič, sculpted by Kos in 1926, on a marble pedestal, sculpted by Peruzzi in 1908 for his bust of Emperor Franz Joseph. The monument for Emperor Franz Joseph was placed in 1908 in gratitude for the emperor's support after the earthquake of 1895. The pedestal flanked by two half eagles, and with in front a kneeling woman with the coat of arms of Ljubljana presenting a laurel wreath to the emperor.

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On the back is a relief showing the victims of the earthquake.

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The whole is on a base of granite blocks.

Inscription(s)

FRANC MIKLOŠIČ
veliki slavist

rojen leta 1813
v radomerščaku
v slovenskih
goricah

FRANZ VON MIKLOSICH
Great Slavist

Born in 1813
in Radomerščak
in the Slovenian
hills

Signature

(Granite base) Kip tine kos

Sculptors

Sources & Information

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Location (N 46°3'15" - E 14°30'23")

Item Code: si053; Photograph: 10 September 2016
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