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Friedrich Wilhelm IV

King Friedrich Wilhelm IV of Prussia

Berlin 1795 - Potdam 1861
King of Prussia, 1840-1861
(Wikipedia)
Alexander Calandrelli & Gustav Bläser
1882

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Description

Equestrian statue of Friedrich Wilhelm IV. In this monument he is honored as a patron of the arts by the allegorical pedestal figures - religion, art, history, and philosophy. He ordered the building of the Alte Nationalgallery, which was built from 1862 to 1876.
The equestrian statue is made by Alexander Calandrelli after a design by Gustav Bläser.

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Inscription(s)

dem gedaechtniss koenigs
FRIEDRICH WILHELM IV.
koenig wilhelm. 1886

Signature

a. calandrelli fec. 1882.

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Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Arts
  • Bläser, Gustav
  • Calandrelli, Alexander
  • Equestrian statue
  • Frederick William IV (King of Prussia)
  • History (allegory)
  • Monarch
  • Philosophy
  • Religion
  • Locatie (N 52°31'14" - E 13°23'54") (Satellite view: Google Maps)

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