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Ludwig Van Beethoven Statue, Artist: Unknown, Bronze On Granite, On Base "Music Holding A Lyre.", Golden Gate Park, By Music Concourse, San Francisco, California

Two Statues In One
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The Beethoven statue was two statues in one. Atop a granite column was the bust of Beethoven. On a step below the bust, was a statue of Music.


Beethoven external link Statue external link   •  Artist: Unknown   •  On Base "Music Holding A Lyre." external link   •  Bronze On Granite external link   •  Golden Gate Park external link   •  The Music Concourse external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  Nikon D300 Camera external link AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 09:23:33 Wednesday 3 August 2022)   •  (Date Published: Saturday 24 September 2022)   •  © 2022 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C22_1386
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The Name
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The name "Beethoven" was left behind when granite had been cut away.


Beethoven external link Statue external link   •  Artist: Unknown   •  On Base "Music Holding A Lyre." external link   •  Bronze On Granite external link   •  Golden Gate Park external link   •  The Music Concourse external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  Nikon D300 Camera external link AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 09:33:35 Wednesday 3 August 2022)   •  (Date Published: Saturday 24 September 2022)   •  © 2022 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C22_1397
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The Face
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The front face of the statue stood on concrete with trees beyond it.


Beethoven external link Statue external link   •  Artist: Unknown   •  On Base "Music Holding A Lyre." external link   •  Bronze On Granite external link   •  Golden Gate Park external link   •  The Music Concourse external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  Nikon D300 Camera external link AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 09:33:49 Wednesday 3 August 2022)   •  (Date Published: Saturday 24 September 2022)   •  © 2022 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C22_1398
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Music Holding A Lyre
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The lower statue was the depiction of "Music Holding A Lyre." Where Music was personified by a woman who held a lyre in her left hand.


Beethoven external link Statue external link   •  Artist: Unknown   •  On Base "Music Holding A Lyre." external link   •  Bronze On Granite external link   •  Golden Gate Park external link   •  The Music Concourse external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  Nikon D300 Camera external link AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 09:34:04 Wednesday 3 August 2022)   •  (Date Published: Saturday 24 September 2022)   •  © 2022 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C22_1399
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Looked Fierce
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Atop the granite column was a bust of Beethoven. The face of Beethoven gazed down with a fiercely serious continence.


Beethoven external link Statue external link   •  Artist: Unknown   •  On Base "Music Holding A Lyre." external link   •  Bronze On Granite external link   •  Golden Gate Park external link   •  The Music Concourse external link   •  San Francisco external link California external link   •  Nikon D300 Camera external link AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 09:34:13 Wednesday 3 August 2022)   •  (Date Published: Saturday 24 September 2022)   •  © 2022 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C22_1400
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