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Goethe and Schiller, (sculpture)

Schiller Park Memorial, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Rietschel, Ernest Friedrich August 1804-1861
Founder:
Galvano Plastik
Subject:
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von
Schiller, Johann Christoph Friedrich von
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: granite
Culture:
German
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of Syracuse Department of Parks and Recreation 412 Spencer Street Syracuse New York 13204
Located Schiller Park Highland & Butternut Streets Syracuse New York
Date:
Original 1857. Dedicated Oct. 11, 1911 or Oct. 15, 1911
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length
Occupation--Writer--Poet
Occupation--Writer--Dramatist
Occupation--Writer--Critic
Occupation--Education--Philosopher
Occupation--Education--Historian
Ethnic
Control number:
IAS 73950009
Notes:
Onondaga County Public Library, 1988
Save Outdoor Sculpture, New York survey, 1993
Ted Bartlett, Crawford & Stearns: Architects and Preservation Planners, 1999
Summary:
The memorial is comprised of a bronze sculpture depicting Schiller and Goethe standing side-by-side atop a tall rectangular base. In his proper right hand, Goethe holds a wreath which he passes to Schiller's proper right hand. Schiller holds a scroll in his proper left hand. The sculpture is installed atop a hill overlooking the city, with steps leading up the memorial
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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