“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Würzburg, Bavaria, Germany — Southern Germany (Scarplands and Alpine Region)

Emy Roeder

Emy Roeder Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 24, 2018
1. Emy Roeder Marker
Geburtshaus der
Emy Roeder
* 1890 in Würzburg
† 1971 in Mainz


(English translation:)

(This is the) place of birth of the sculptor Emy Roeder, born 1890 in Wuerzburg, died 1971 in Mainz.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. A significant historical date for this entry is January 30, 1890.
Location. 49° 47.645′ N, 9° 55.769′ E. Marker is in Würzburg, Bavaria. Marker is on Marktplatz, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Marktplatz 12, Würzburg, Bavaria 97070, Germany. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hof Castell (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Hof "Zum Stachel" / The Mace Inn (about 120 meters away); Der Kreuzgang des Neumuensterstiftes / The Cloister of the Neumuenster Seminary (about 150 meters away); The Lower Main Mill (about 180 meters away); Schönbornkapelle / Schönborn Chapel (about 210 meters away); Hof Guttenberg / St. Gallus House (about 240

Emy Roeder Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 24, 2018
2. Emy Roeder Marker - wide view
The marker is visible here on the corner of the building, to the right and below the statue of the Virgin Mary.
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meters away); Augustiner Kirche / Church of St. Augustine (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Old Cranes (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Würzburg.
Also see . . .  Emy Roeder. Emy Roeder (30 January 1890 – 7 February 1971) was a modern German sculptor born in Würzburg, Germany. During the first third of the twentieth century she was one of a number of women that were associated with the German Expressionist movement of Modern art. She was the first woman to achieve Master Student of sculpture as a student at the Berlin Academy In 1937 her work was labeled Degenerate art by the Nazis. After World War II she was arrested in Italy by the Allies because she was a German citizen and then sent to an internment camp. She received the Villa Romana prize in 1936, and was awarded the Federal Cross of Merit for her life work in 1960. She died, aged 81, in Mainz." (Submitted on October 6, 2018.) 
Additional keywords. Gedenktafel
Credits. This page was last revised on February 4, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 6, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 85 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 6, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.

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