Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
München
Stadt München

Bayern

Odeonsplatz
(Feldherrnhalle)

Carl Philipp von Wrede

Heidelberg 1767-Ellingen 1838
Bavarian field-marshal
(Wikipedia)
Ludwig von Schwanthaler
1844

München /  Carl Philipp von Wrede   München /  Carl Philipp von Wrede

Description

Bronze statue.

Inscription(s)

fürst
karl wrede
bayer. feldmarschall
errichtet
von ludwig i
koenig von bayern
mdcccxxxxiv

Signature

Erfunden u. modelirt v. c. zumbusch / München 1866
Gegossen durch ferd. v. miller / München 1867

Gegossen aus Geschützen
solcher Staaten von welchen
Fürst Wrede erobert hat

Annotation

One of the three sculptures in the Feldherrnhalle (Field Marshals' Hall), built between 1841 and 1844 at the behest of King Ludwig I of Bavaria after the example of the Loggia dei Lanzi in Florence by architect Friedrich von Gärtner. It was a symbol of the honours of the Bavarian Army.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 48°8'30" E 11°34'38"

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