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Angerbrunnen

Anger Fountain

Heinrich Stöckhardt & Heinz Hoffmeister
1890

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Description

The Anger Fountain consists of a granite obelisk with at its foot two sitting allegorical figures, with under their arms a jar from which water in the basin flows (therefore they look like a river god and goddess). Further it is adorned with putti and dolphins.

Erfurt - Angerbrunnen
A male figure between attributes such as a hammer and a vice symbolizes the machine and weapon industry as well as the craft and arts
Erfurt - Angerbrunnen
The Roman flower goddess Flora sits in the middle of ears of corn and roses and symbolizes agriculture and horticulture.

Erfurt - Angerbrunnen Erfurt - Angerbrunnen

Inscription(s)

begonnen unter
kaiser WILHELM I 1887
vollendet unter
kaiser WILHELM II 1890
entworfen von
architekt h. stöckhardt und
bildhauer h. hoffmeister

Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Craft (allegorical figure)
  • Dolphin
  • Flora
  • Fountain
  • Hoffmeister, Heinz
  • Industry
  • Putto
  • River god/goddess
  • Stöckhardt, Heinrich
  • Locatie (N 50°58'27" - E 11°1'51")

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