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Grandma and grandchildren / Babicka s vnoucaty, Ratiborice, Czech Republic
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vraatja
N 50° 25.308 E 016° 03.288
33U E 574930 N 5586061
Quick Description: The sculprure inspired by the best-known novel "Grandma" from popular Czech writter Božena Nemcová / Sousoší na motivy slavného románu Babicka od Boženy Nemcové.
Location: Královéhradecký kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 4/14/2010 6:03:52 AM
Waymark Code: WM8KEC
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 124

Long Description:
EN

Based on personal memmories from her childhood wrote Bozena Nemcova, popular Czech writter of 19th century, a book named "Grandma" which became her most popular and best love work and is regarded as a classic piece of Czech literature. The story is a fictionalised and idealised retelling of the author's childhood in north-eastern Bohemia in the 1820s and is centred on the character of Grandma (Babicka) - the simple, almost saintly Grandmother who comes to live with her daughter and grandchildren. Grandma (Babicka) is a repository of folk wisdom and kindness and accompanies her grandchildren, especially the eldest, Berunka, as they grow and learn about the life around them.
The book was so popular that in 1922 it was decided to erect the sculpture of Grandma with her grandchildren and dogs in the nice, pictoresque valley, where the storyline of the novel took place.

CZ

Babiccin pomník tvorí sousoší babicky s detmi a psy Sultánem a Tyrolem. Vše je dílem Otto Gutfreunda z roku 1922. Sousoší je soucástí Babiccina údolí, místa kde se odehrával dej stejnojmenného románu Boženy Nemcové.
Name: Grandma with grandchildren and dogs/ Babička s vnoučaty a psy

Figure Type: Combination of two figure types

Artist Name: Otto Gutfreund

Date created or placed: 1922

Materials used: sandstone

Location: Grandma Valley

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