Statue of Confucius

550 Confucius

 

Artist

Jiaxiang Stone Carving Studio of Shandong (山東嘉祥杏花石雕厂) Established 1910

Medium

Limestone

District

North Canberra

Commissioned

2010

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Confucius, a Chinese philosopher and teacher who lived in fifth century BC, has had a profound influence on Chinese culture and thought. This sculpture was carved in the birth place of Confucius, Qufu, Shandong Province, China. The sculpture was gifted to the people of Canberra by the Australian Confucius Research Society in association with the Canberra Chinese Community reparatory Committee of the Statue of Confucius to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the signing of the Sister City Agreement between Canberra and Beijing.

"Don't worry about being misunderstood but about understanding others." 
(Confucius) 
 
Jiaxiang Stone Carving Studio of Shandong, Established 1910

Statue of Confucius, 2010
Limestone
Corner Cape and Woolley Streets, Dickson
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