Two Famous Germans

The original Goethe–Schiller Monument (German: Goethe-Schiller-Denkmal) is in Weimar, Germany. It incorporates Ernst Rietschel‘s 1857 bronze double statue of Johann Wolfgang Goethe (1749–1832) and Friedrich Schiller (1759–1805), who are probably the two most revered figures in German literature. (Wikipedia).

Interestingly, their eyes are at almost the same height – even Schiller was much taller than Goethe. Copies of the statue can be seen in Cleveland, Milwaukee and San Francisco – and now also in Shanghai.

posted for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Two

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