The Garrulous Women of Stralsund

'The Garrulous Women' in Stralsund, Germany

This fountain in the Fährstraße is a work of the sculptor Günter Kaden. The artist created the basin carved from a boulder and the three bronze figures in 2003. The Fährstraße is situated in the city of Stralsund which is part of the world heritage site ‘Historic Centres of Stralsund and Wismar’. [German]

In German online directories, the artwork is often run as the Mägdebrunnen (The Maidservants Fountain), the people of Stralsund love to call the group Die Geschwätzigen Weiber (The Garrulous Women). On the website of the artist the work is listed under the name 3-Mädchenbrunnen (Three Girls Fountain).

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