Marble statue of Liebig sitting in a chair. On the sides of the pedestail two reliefs:
- A Greek philosopher with a bundle of ears on his lap teaching a boy - this symbolizes Liebig as teacher and reformator of agriculture.
- Seating woman with a book chemie agricultur physiologie and two putti, one with a distilling piston on a tubular furnace (probably a Liebig condenser).
schülern und freunden
am 6. august 1883
The both boys on the relief are the sons of the sculptor Wagmüller (Kurda 2005, p. 179). The head of one of the boys is however gone, probably war damage.
- Wilhelm von Rümann (Hannover 1850 - Ajaccio, Corse, 1906),
- Michael Wagmüller (Regensburg 1839-München 1881),
German sculptor (Wikipedia - Michael Wagmüller: Ein Bildhauer im Dienste König Ludwigs II. München - Linderhof - Herrenchiemsee, Dissertation by Rolf Kurda, 2005 PDF).
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Locatie (N 48°8'31" - E 11°34'17")
Item Code: deby072; Photograph: 5 September 2010
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