Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Hamburg
Freie und Hansestadt Hamburg

Glockengiesserwall 5
(Kunsthalle)

Kunsthalle - Künstlerporträts

Kunsthalle - Statues and portraits of artists


1863-68

Hamburg /  Kunsthalle - Künstlerporträts   Hamburg /  Kunsthalle - Künstlerporträts

Description

On the façade of the Kunsthalle are about 28 statues in niches, moreover, there are about 48 portrait medallions (the exact numbers are difficult to count, since parts of the façade from the road are hardly visible or even unvisible).
NW-façade
NW-façade
Statuesmedallions
number is the number of the statue above;
a is top, b is bottom

    street level
  1. Michelangelo (1475-1564), Italian Renaissance painter, sculptor, architect (Wikipedia).
  2. Rafael (Raphael) (1483-1520), Italian Renaissance painter and architect (Wikipedia).
    first floor
  3. Christian Daniel Rauch (1777-1857), German classicistic sculptor (Wikipedia).
  4. Bertel Thorvaldsen (Thorwaldsen) (1770-1844), Danish sculptor (Wikipedia).
  5. Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528), German painter and printmaker (Wikipedia).
  6. Peter von Cornelius (1783-1867), German painter, first director of the Königlichen Kunstakademie in Düsseldorf. (Wikipedia).
    second floor
  7. Peter Vischer the Elder (c. 1455-1529), German sculptor (Wikipedia).
  8. Hans Holbein the Younger (c. 1498-1543), German artist and printmaker (Wikipedia).
3a. Ernst Rietschel (1804-1861) German sculptor (Wikipedia).
3b. Wilhelm von Schadow (1788-1862), German Romantic painter (Wikipedia).
4a. Antonio Canova (1757-1822), Italian sculptor (Wikipedia).
4b. Franz Jakob Schwanthaler (1760-1820), German sculptor (Wikipedia).
5a. Asmus Carstens (Karstens) (1754-1798), German classisictic painter (Wikipedia).
5b. Balthasar Denner (1685-1749), German painter (Wikipedia).
6a. Wilhelm von Kaulbach (1805-1874), German painter (Wikipedia).
6b. Friedrich Overbeck (1789-1869), German painter (Wikipedia).
  1
1. michelangelo
2
2. rafael
 
7
7. p. vischer
3
3. rauch
4
4. thorwaldsen
5
5. a. duerer
6
6. cornelius
8
8. holbein
  3a 3b
rietschel
schadow
4a 4b
canova
schwanthaler
5a 5b
karstens
denner
kaulbach
overbeck
 

NE-façade
NE-façade
Statuesmedallions
number is the number of the statue above;
a is top, b is bottom
  1. Giotto di Bondone (1266-1337), Italian painter (Wikipedia).
  2. (unknown, highest level)
  3. Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), Italian painter, sculptor and architect (Wikipedia).
  4. Antonio da Correggio (1489-1534), Italian renaissance painter (Wikipedia).
  5. (unknown, highest level)
  6. (empty niche)
  7. Hans Memling (1433/40-1494), German painter of the Flemish school (Wikipedia).
  8. Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641), Flemish painter (Wikipedia).
  9. Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669), Dutch painter (Wikipedia).
  10. Luca della Robbia (1400-1482), Italian sculptor (Wikipedia).
  11. (unknown, highest level)
  12. (unvisible)
9a. Mino da Fiesole (1430/31-1484), Italian sculptor and architect (Wikipedia).
9b. Andrea di Cione, soprannominato L'Orcagna (c. 1320-after 1368), Italian painter, sculptor and architect (Wikipedia).
11a. Andrea del Sarto (1486-1530), Italian renaissance painter (Wikipedia).
11b. Giulio Romano (1499-1546), Italian painter and architect (Wikipedia).
12a. Giorgione (1478-1510), Italian renaissance painter (Wikipedia).
12b. Il Tintoretto (1518-1594), Italian painter (Wikipedia).
15a. Frans Hals (c. 1583-1666), Dutch painter (Wikipedia).
15b. Bartholomeus van der Helst (1613-1670), Dutch painter (Wikipedia).
16a. Claude Lorrain (1600-1682), French baroque painter (Wikipedia).
16b. Nicolas Poussin (1594-1665), French baroque painter (Wikipedia).
17a. Morillo =? Lazzaro Morelli (1608-1690), Italian baroque sculptor (Wikipedia).
17b. Diego Velázquez (1599-1660), Spanish painter (Wikipedia).
18a. Benvenuto Cellini (1500-1571), Italian goldsmith, sculptor and painter (Wikipedia).
18b. Donatello (c. 1386-1466), Italian renaissance sculptor (Wikipedia).
9
9. giotto
11
11. l.d. vinci
12
12. corregio
15
15. memling
16
16. v. dyck
17
17. rembrandt
18
18. l.d. robbia
9a 9b
fiesole
orcagna
11a 11b
del sarto
g. romano
12a 12b
ciorcione
tintoretto
15a 15b
f. hals
v.d. helst
16a 16b
cl. lorrain
poussin
17a 17b
morillo
velasquez
18a 18b
b. cellini
donatello

SW-façade
SW-façade
Statuesmedallions
number is the number of the statue above;
a is top, b is bottom
  1. Karl Friedrich Schinkel (1781-1841), Prussian architect and painter (Wikipedia).
  2. (unknown, highest level)
  3. Andreas Schlüter (1659/64-1714), Prussian architect and sculptor (Wikipedia).
  4. Gottfried Semper (1803-1879), German architect, art critic, and professor of architecture (Wikipedia).
  5. (unvisible)
  6. William Hogarth (1697-1765), English painter and printmaker (Wikipedia).
  7. Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1553), German painter (Wikipedia).
  8. (unvisible)
  9. Adam Kraft (1455/60-1509), German sculptor and architect (Wikipedia).
  10. Hippolyte/Paul Delaroche (1797-1856), French painter (Wikipedia).
  11. (unknown, highest level)
  12. (unknown, highest level)
21a. Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach (1656-1723), Austrian architect (Wikipedia).
21b. Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff (1699-1753), German painter and architect (Wikipedia).
23a. Eduard Gaertner (1801-1877), German painter (Wikipedia).
23b. Ernst Georg Sonnin (1713-1794), German architect (Wikipedia).
24a. Heinrich von Ferstel (1828-1883), Austrian architect (Wikipedia).
24b. Hans Makart (1840-1884), Austrian painter (Wikipedia).
26a. William Turner (1775-1851), English Romantic painter (Wikipedia).
26b. Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792), English painter (Wikipedia).
27a. Jacob van Ruisdael (c. 1628-1682), Dutch painter (Wikipedia).
27b. Edeling ?
29a. Martin Schongauer (1445/50-1491), German painter and engraver (Wikipedia).
29b. Michael Wolgemut(h) (1434-1519), German painter and woodcut artist (Wikipedia).
30a. Horace Vernet (1789-1863), French painter (Wikipedia).
30b. Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (1780-1867), French painter (Wikipedia).
9
21. schinkel
11
23. schlueter
12
24. semper
15
26. hogarth
16
27. l. cranach
17
29. a. kraft
18
30. delaroche
21a 21b
f.v. erlach
v. knobelsdorff
23a 23b
gaertner
sonnin
24a 24b
ferstel
makart
26a 26b
turner
reynolds
27a 27b
ruisdal
edeling
29a 29b
schongauer
wohlgemuth
30a 30b
h. vernet
ingres

in the arches above the entrance NW façade in the arches above the NE façade
  • R. Morchen ?
  • Daniel Chodowiecki (1726-1801), German engraver (Wikipedia).
  • Ferdinand Müller (1809-1881), German sculptor (Wikipedia).
  • Ludwig Richter (1803-1884), German painter (Wikipedia).
  • Adolph Menzel (1815-1905), German painter (Wikipedia).
  • Eduard Mandel (1810-1882), German engraver (Wikipedia).
  • August von Wille (1828-1887), German painter (Wikipedia).
  • Lucas van Leyden (c. 1494-1533), Dutch painter and engraver (Wikipedia).
  • Hans Sebald Beham (?H.E. Beham?) (1500-1550), German painter (Wikipedia).
  • Marcantonio Raimondi (c. 1475-c. 1534), Italian engraver (Wikipedia).
  • I. Caillot French engraver
  • W. Sharp (1749-1824), English engraver (Wikipedia).

  • r. morchen

    chodowieck

    f. mueller

    l. richter

    a. menzel

    e. mandel

    wille
     
    l.v. leyten

    h.e. beham

    raimondi

    i. caillot

    w. sharp
     

    Information Sign

    hamburger kunsthalle 1863-68 errichtet auf der Alsterhöhe, einem Teil der ehemaligen Befestigung, Entwurf G. Schirrmacher und H. von der Hude. Bauplastik mit Künstlerporträts und allegorische Figurengruppen.
    1914-19 südliche Erweiterung, Entwurf A. Erbe.

    The Hamburg Art Gallery was built in 1863-68 on Alster Heights, a part of the fortifications at the time. Design by G. Schirrmacher and H. von der Hude.
    Decorations include portraits of artists and allegorical groups of figures.
    Southern extension 1914-19, by A. Erbe.

    Tags

  • Fiesole, Mino da
  • Fischer von Erlach, Johann Bernhard
  • Gaertner, Eduard
  • Giorgione
  • Giotto di Bondone
  • Hals, Frans
  • Helst, Bartholomeus van der
  • Hogarth, William
  • Holbein, Hans
  • Ingres, Jean
  • Kaulbach, Wilhelm von
  • Knobelsdorff, Georg Wenzeslaus von
  • Kraft, Adam
  • Leyden, Lucas van
  • Lorrain, Claude
  • Makart, Hans
  • Mandel, Eduard
  • Memling, Hans
  • Menzel, Adolph
  • Michelangelo
  • Morchen, R.
  • Morelli, Lazzaro
  • Müller, Ferdinand
  • Orcagna (Andrea di Cione), L`
  • Overbeck, Friedrich
  • Painter
  • Poussin, Nicolas
  • Rafael (painter)
  • Raimondi, Marcantonio
  • Rauch, Christian Daniel
  • Rembrandt van Rijn
  • Reynolds, Joshua
  • Richter, Ludwig
  • Rietschel, Ernst
  • Robbia, Luca della
  • Romano, Giulio
  • Ruisdael, Jacob van
  • Sarto, Andrea del
  • Schadow, Wilhelm von
  • Schinkel, Karl Friedrich
  • Schlüter, Andreas
  • Schongauer, Martin
  • Schwanthaler, Franz Jakob
  • Sculptor
  • Semper, Gottfried
  • Sharp, W.
  • Sonnin, Ernst Georg
  • Thorvaldsen, Bertel
  • Tintoretto, Il
  • Turner, William
  • Velázquez, Diego
  • Vernet, Horace
  • Vinci, Leonardo da
  • Vischer the Elder, Peter
  • Wille, August von
  • Wolgemut(h), Michael
  • Location N 53°33'19" E 10°0'12"

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