Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
München
Stadt München

Bayern

Odeonsplatz
(Feldherrnhalle)

Johann t'Serclaes Graf von Tilly

Castle Tilly, Villers-la-Ville, Brabant 1559-Ingolstadt 1632
Field Marshal, commanded the Spanish-Imperial forces in the Thirty Years' War
(Wikipedia)
Ludwig von Schwanthaler
1844

München /  Johann t'Serclaes Graf von Tilly   München /  Johann t'Serclaes Graf von Tilly

Description

Bronze statue.

Inscription(s)

ioh. tzerklas
graf v. tilly
bayer. heerführer
errichtet
von ludwig i
koenig von bayern
mdcccxxxxiv

Signed:
Erfunden u. modellirt v.
v. L. v. Schwanthaler
Gegossen v. F, Miller
1844

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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