"Marcus-Brunnen" 1909

Hermann Hahn

Marcus fountain

Marcus fountain

Bronze, shell limestone

Sponsor: Victor Marcus

The Marcus fountain was inaugurated on the 4th November 1909 on the yard of the Church of Our Lady. The decahedral basin of the fountain was erected with a richly ornate fountain pipe of blue shell limestone. In the fountain pipe’s niches there are five bronze putti with toys or animals, from which water trickles.

 

Inscription on the basin:

“Sponsored by Victor Marcus Dr. jur., mayor MCMVIIII”

Inscription on the fountain pipe:

“Give me this water, that I thirst not” (Gospel according to St. John)

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