Delfin - Kloster Heisterbach, Königswinter, NRW, Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member argus1972
N 50° 41.695 E 007° 12.807
32U E 373822 N 5617421
Quick Description: Stone dolphin in the park of former Cistercian's abbey Heisterbach.
Location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Date Posted: 8/12/2017 5:58:23 AM
Waymark Code: WMWC6M
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
The statue of a dolphin was a part of the sculpture equipment of the monastic baroque garden. It was presumably established during the transformation of the park about approx. 1750. In the following centuries the statue changed its location in the park several times.
Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: Delfin

Figure Type: Animal

Artist Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: unknown

Date created or placed or use 'Unknown' if not known: aprox. 1750

Materials used: basalt

Location: park of former Cistercian's abbey Heisterbach

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