lion of luzern

  1. John Holland

    Luzern Lion

    The Luzern Lion Monument (or the Lion of Luzern ) is a carved rock relief in Luzern, Switzerland. It was designed by Bertel Thorvaldsen; carved by Lukas Ahorn in 1820 to 1821. It commemorates the Swiss Guards who were massacred in 1792 during the French Revolution, when revolutionaries stormed...