As I understood, this supposed to be a fountain. All the fauntains in the city were operating, just not his one. But, a lot of artists were painting around, so it was interesting. It is hidden in fron of HNK.
The author is Ivan Meštrović, the greatest croatian sculpturer. The well is aurrounded by benches (steps) at the great square - between National theatre (opera) and headquoters of Zagreb's university).
Place is not the best for this Well of Life. Stone square with several busy streets and huge building of the Theatre are too large. Expressionism of Meštrović needs special care to keep all the fine details of the sculpture. Pity.
Make a point of finding this, otherwise you may walk right past if you're looking around. Beautiful sculpture from every angle. Sit and contemplate a while.
Happened upon this unique sculpture quite by accident, as I was passing through Marshal Tito Square. Don't think I've ever seen a sculpture that is so unusual and so beautiful. Most visitors to Zagreb will likely pick up a free 'Step-by-step' guide booklet at their nearest tourism office and in that booklet they will find a brief history on this... 更多
The Well of Life is such a nice statue on such a nice square. The statue is surrounded by concrete benches where you can sit and relax the view over the statue and buildings which are surrounding it. The faculty of Law is a very nice building that's just behind it and in the front is maybe one of the... 更多