Beethoven monuments of the 19th and 20th century

Sublime, Quaint or Modern

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1926 - 1938

Peter Christian Breuer's Beethoven monument

Breuer Denkmal von rechts


Peter Christian Breuer / Friedrich Diederich: Beethoven sculpture at the Rheinaue in Bonn (1926-1938)

Breuer Denkmal von links

Eventually, only one element from Breuer's model was actually realised in a larger format. Fritz Diederich, a long-time assistant of Breuer's created Beethoven's figure in granite. After Breuer's death, the scuplture was displayed in public at the 'Alte Zoll' in Bonn. In 1949, it was removed and put up for display again in 1977 - this time at the 'Rheinaue' in Bonn.

Breuer Denkmal: nur Kopf
Peter Christian Breuer / Friedrich Diederich: Beethoven sculpture at the Rheinaue in Bonn (1926-1938)

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