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Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Sculptor:
Rau, Ernst 1839-1875  Search this
Founder:
Unknown (Stuttgart, Germany)  Search this
Subject:
Schiller, Johann Christoph Friedrich von  Search this
Medium:
Figure: bronze; Base: granite with bronze plaque
Culture:
German  Search this
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Chicago Park District Preservation Planning Division 425 East McFetridge Drive Chicago Illinois 60605
Located Lincoln Park East of Stockton Drive at Webster Avenue Chicago Illinois
Date:
Dedicated May 8, 1886
Notes:
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985.
Public Monument Conservation Project, 1986.
Bach, Ira J., and Mary Lackritz Gray, "A Guide to Chicago's Public Sculpture," Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1983, pg. 138.
Riedy, James L. "Chicago Sculpture," Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1981, pg. 190-191.
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Illinois, Chicago survey, 1992.
Bryan, I. J., comp., "A History of Lincoln Park and Annual Report of the Commissioners," Chicago: The Commissioners, 1899, pg. 106.
Bach, Ira J., and Mary Lackritz Gray, "A Guide to Chicago's Public Sculpture," Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1983, pg. 138.
Modell von E. Rau (Front of base:) SCHILLER (On bronze plaque back of base:) Friedrich von Schiller/Poet and Dramatist/Born Nov. 10, 1759 Died May 9, 1805/Marbach Germany Weimar, Germany/200th Anniversary/German Day Association/1959 signed
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Summary:
Standing male figure with proper left leg slightly forward and proper right arm bent at the elbow and resting at chest level. He carries a document in his proper left hand.
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Writer--Poet  Search this
Occupation--Writer--Dramatist  Search this
Occupation--Writer--Critic  Search this
Occupation--Education--Philosopher  Search this
Occupation--Education--Historian  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Control number:
IAS IL000009
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_14485