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Maassen Paulche statue

Maassen Paulche statue
Maassen Paulche

Public Art: Maassen Paulche statue

Also Known As: Maaßens Päulche

Sculptors: © Klaus Gehlen and Gerhard Hensen

Sculptor’s Website:

Date Unveiled: The Maassen Paulche statue was unveiled in November 2000

Description: The bronze life-size figure of Maassen Paulche (1856-1940) was a well-known travelling door to door salesman who sold Haberdashery in Monschau area. Paulche is depicted, immaculately dressed in a suit, with cap on head, scarf around neck and a walking stick in hand. Slung across his shoulder is his bag full of his products.

Location: The Maßens Pauelche statue is located at the Rurstrasse, Monschau, Germany.


Maaßens Päulche

Monschau original
known in Monschau Country
Traveling businessman holding his
goods offered from house to house.
Sculptor: Klaus Gehlen
Monschau – cap
Foundation, endowment:
Kunstkreis North Eifel
4th November 2000

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