Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Dresden
Stadt Dresden

Sachsen

Brühlsche Terrasse / Georg-Treu-Platz
(Ausstellungsgebäude)

Fassadenskulpturen an der Ausstellungsgebäude

Façade sculptures at the Ausstellungsgebäude


1887/94

Dresden /  Fassadenskulpturen an der Ausstellungsgebäude

Description

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Christian Daniel Rauch

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Peter von Cornelius

The entrance side (Brühlsche Terrasse) has two sandstone statues in niches, showing:
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(unknown)

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Karl Friedrich Schinkel

and above them two medallions with relief portraits:
Façade facing the Georg-Treu-Platz
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Drawing

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Faith

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Music

The façade facing the Georg-Treu-Platz has three statues in niches with reliefs aboven them, from left to right: On the top of the entrance side a central sculpture group "Saxonia, die Beschützerin der Künste" and the personification of Dresden and Elbe. On the sides allegorical figures of the towns Berlin, München, Wien and Düsseldorf. The cupola has a gilded Fama by Robert Henze.

Fama hy Robert Henze

Annotation

Built 1894/95, architect Konstantin Lipsius.

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Country: Germany
  • Architect
  • Cornelius, Peter von
  • Façade with statues (secular)
  • Patron goddess
  • Rauch, Christian Daniel
  • Schinkel, Karl Friedrich
  • Sculptor
  • Location (N 51°3'9" - E 13°44'36")

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