Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Düsseldorf
Stadt Düsseldorf

Nordrhein-Westfalen

Hofgarten

Peter von Cornelius

Düsseldorf 1783 - Berlin 1867
German painter, first director of the Königlichen Kunstakademie in Düsseldorf.
(Wikipedia)
Adolf von Donndorf
C.A. Bierling (Dresden)
1879

Düsseldorf /  Peter von Cornelius   Düsseldorf /  Peter von Cornelius

Description

Bronze statue of Cornelius, around the base between leaves the names düsseldorf - münchen - rom - berlin, the towns where Cornlius had worked.
On the pedestal two bronze reliefs: and two allegorical statues on the sides: On the foot of the pedestal are two further reliefs:

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Religion
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Painting
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Poetry
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Italia and Germania

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Nature and Genius
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Michelangelo
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Albrecht Dürer

Inscription(s)

PETER v. CORNELIUS

Signature

A. Donndorf fec
Gegossen von C.A. Bierling Dresden 1878.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Cornelius, Peter von
  • Donndorf, Adolf von
  • Dürer, Albrecht
  • Faith (Fides)
  • Faust
  • Germania (allegory)
  • Helena
  • Italy (allegory)
  • Michelangelo
  • Music (allegory)
  • Painter
  • Painting (art)
  • Statue
  • Location N 51°13'37" E 6°46'44"

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