Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Dresden
Stadt Dresden

Sachsen

Brühlsche Terrasse

Ernst Rietscheldenkmal

Ernst Rietschel Memorial

Pulsnitz 1804 - Dresden 1861
German sculptor
(for his works on this site click here).
(Wikipedia)
Johannes Schilling
1875

Dresden /  Ernst Rietscheldenkmal   Dresden /  Ernst Rietscheldenkmal

Description

Bronze bust on a column with three reliefs. The columns stands on a triangular pedestal with three allegorical figures symbolizing drawing, sculpting and chiseling (resp. man with book, young man sculpting a bust of Christian Daniel Rauch, and young man with statuette).

Inscription(s)

DEM ANDENKEN
ERNST RIETSCHELS
AUF DER STAETTE
SEINES SCHAFFENS
ERRICHTET
MDCCCLXXV

Annotation

The monument is located in front of the place where Rietschel had his studio. Schilling was Rietschel's student.
The Rauch bust is identical to the one in Bad Arolsen, made by Rietschel in 1857.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Bust
  • Chiseling
  • Drawing
  • Man with book
  • Rauch, Christian Daniel
  • Rietschel, Ernst
  • Schilling, Johannes
  • Sculptor
  • Sculpture (allegory)
  • Location (N 51°3'12" - E 13°44'26")

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