OOS Sculpture

King Gambrinus

Date Unknown / Creator Unknown / Columbus

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Larger than life figure of King Gambrinus. Proper right arm raised above shoulder and bent at elbow, chalice in hand. Proper left arm bent and held close to side, knife in hand. Proper right leg bent, knee up, foot resting on a keg. Costumed in tights, short coat with buttons, and a cloak. Head is slightly raised, and wears a crown.

Location: NW corner Front St. & Sycamore St. | Previous Location: August Wagner Brewery Facade

County

: Franklin

Citation

: “King Gambrinus,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed June 21, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/index.php/items/show/772.

Title

King Gambrinus

Description

Larger than life figure of King Gambrinus. Proper right arm raised above shoulder and bent at elbow, chalice in hand. Proper left arm bent and held close to side, knife in hand. Proper right leg bent, knee up, foot resting on a keg. Costumed in tights, short coat with buttons, and a cloak. Head is slightly raised, and wears a crown.

Location City

Location County

Location Previous

August Wagner Brewery Facade

Location Notes

605 S. Front St., demolished in 1974

Location Type

Media Sculpture Height

11 ft

Creation Date

01/01/1905