Le petit vigneron Alsacien - Colmar, Alsace, France
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
N 48° 04.474 E 007° 21.559
32U E 377790 N 5325890
Quick Description: The Little Alsatian Winemaker is an early statue by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi. It is located in the southwestern corner of the covered market.
Location: Grand-Est, France
Date Posted: 2/8/2015 6:56:22 AM
Waymark Code: WMNBNG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
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Long Description:
EN: This fountain is located in a niche at the southeastern corner of the covered market.

The round basin is embedded in an ornamented niche. On top of the fountain there is a statue, created by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi in 1869.
The little Alsatian winemaker is one of the earlier works of this famous French sculptor.

The original statue was replaced by a copy and moved to the Colmar Bartholdi Museum in 1986. A second copy became a gift to Colmar's American sister city Princeton.

FR: Cette fontaine est située dans une niche à l'angle sud-est du marché couvert.

Le bassin rond est intégré dans une niche ornée. Au sommet de la fontaine il ya une statue, créée par Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi en 1869.
Le petit vigneron alsacien est l'une des œuvres précédentes de ce célèbre sculpteur français.

La statue originale a été remplacé par une copie et a déménagée au Musée Bartholdi à Colmar en 1986. Un deuxième exemplaire est devenu un cadeau à Princeton, la ville jumelée américaine de Colmar.
Sector of the workforce: Winemaker

Created or Donated by which group: Ville de Colmar

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