Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Dresden
Stadt Dresden

Sachsen

Augustussttrasse / Neumarkt
(Johanneum)

Kurfürst Christian I. von Sachsen

Christian I, Elector of Saxony

Dresden 1560 - id. 1591
Elector of Saxony from 1586
(Wikipedia)
Christian Behrens

Dresden /  Kurfürst Christian I. von Sachsen   Dresden /  Kurfürst Christian I. von Sachsen

Description

On the Augustusstraße side of the Johanneum, is this statue of Elector Christian I in a niche, above it a relief portrait of Johann Friedrich Böttger en below it a portrait of Augustus II the Strong.

Annotation

The original stables - later the Johanneum - was built during the reign of Christian I.

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 51°3'6" E 13°44'23"

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