OOS Sculpture

Goethe-Schiller Monument

1929 / Ernest F. Rietschel / Cleveland

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This sculpture depicts the heroic sized figures of the iconic German literary duo, Johann Wolfgang Goethe (1749–1832) and Friedrich Schiller (1759–1805).

This sculpture is one of many copies of the original Ernest F. Rietschel's 1857 cast bronze statue that resides in Weimar, Germany.

The second photo shows the original still located in Germany.

Location: German Cultural Garden, 1033 East Blvd | Previous Location: Wade Oval

County

: Cuyahoga

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Citation

: Ernest F. Rietschel , “Goethe-Schiller Monument,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed September 26, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/index.php/items/show/172.

Title

Goethe-Schiller Monument

Description

This sculpture depicts the heroic sized figures of the iconic German literary duo, Johann Wolfgang Goethe (1749–1832) and Friedrich Schiller (1759–1805).

This sculpture is one of many copies of the original Ernest F. Rietschel's 1857 cast bronze statue that resides in Weimar, Germany.

The second photo shows the original still located in Germany.

Date

1929

Identifier

172

Location City

Location County

Location Previous

Wade Oval

Provider Qualifier

Gift of

Provider Entity

German-American Citizens of Cleveland

Location Site

Location Street

1033 East Blvd

Location Type

Media Base Depth

11 ft 2 in

Media Sculpture Height

12 ft

Media Sculpture Width

7 ft

Media Sculpture Depth

3 ft 11 in

Media Base Height

8 ft 3 in

Media Base Width

14 ft 1 in

Materials