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Griechische und römische Schriftsteller

Greek and Roman writers

Various sculptors
1843 (1966)

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Description

Four statues of sitting Greek and Roman writers on the bordes of the Bavarian State Library. These four statues are copies made by Hans Vogel in 1966 from the originals after models by Ludwig von Schwanthaler (1837), these originals were sculpted by Johann Ernst Mayer (Thukydides and Homer, 1843), and Francesco Sanguinetti (Aristoteles and Hippokrates, 1843), at present in Bernau am Chiemsee (Schulhof).

München - Griechischen und römischen Schriftstellern

1. Thukydides / Thucydides
c. 460 BC - c. 395 BC
Greek historian and author of the History of the Peloponnesian War
(Wikipedia).

Sculpted by Johann Ernst Mayer

München - Griechischen und römischen Schriftstellern

2. Homer
legendary ancient Greek epic poet
(Wikipedia).

Sculpted by Johann Ernst Mayer

München - Griechischen und römischen Schriftstellern

3. Aristoteles / Aristotle
384 BC - 322 BC
Greek philosopher
(Wikipedia).

Sculpted by Francesco Sanguinetti

München - Griechischen und römischen Schriftstellern

4. Hippokrates / Hippocrates
ca. 460 BC - ca. 370 BC
ancient Greek physician
(Wikipedia).

Sculpted by Francesco Sanguinetti

Annotation

These four statues replace the originals after models by Ludwig von Schwanthaler (1837), these originals were sculpted by Johann Ernst Mayer (Thukydides and Homer, 1843), and Francesco Sanguinetti (Aristoteles and Hippokrates, 1843), at present in Bernau am Chiemsee (Schulhof).

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Tags

  • Classics (allegory)
  • Drawing
  • Hippocrates
  • Historian
  • Homer
  • Man (sitting)
  • Mayer, Ernst
  • Philosopher
  • Physician
  • Sanguinetti, Francesco
  • Statue (man sitting)
  • Thucydides
  • Vogel, Hans
  • Writer / poet
  • Locatie (N 48°8'51" - E 11°34'48")

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    Item Code: deby088; Photograph: 5 September 2010  / updated: 25 November 2016
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