Statues - Hither & Thither

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(Bezirk Mitte)
Stadt Berlin

Land Berlin

Bodestraße 1-3
(Alte Nationalgalerie)

Bildhauerei und Malerei

Sculpture and Painting

Various sculptors
c. 1876

Berlin /  Bildhauerei und Malerei   Berlin /  Bildhauerei und Malerei


To the left and right of the stairs leading to the upper entrance of the Alte Nationalgalerie - to the left and right of the equestrian statue of King Frederick William IV of Prussia - are four allegorical statues, at the top female allegories of sculpting and painting, at the foot teacher and pupils in these arts.
Cf. the sculpture group on top of the facade.

At the top of the stairs: allegories

Berlin - Bildhauerei und Malerei
Kunstgedanken / Artistic thought, a seated woman looking at a statuette. By Alexander Calandrelli.
Berlin - Bildhauerei und Malerei
Kunsttechnik / Art technique, a seated woman looking at a painting/drawing. By Karl Moser.

At the bottom of the stairs: "Kunstunterricht" (Art lessons), both by Moritz Schulz:

Berlin - Bildhauerei und Malerei
Sculpture, a teacher and a pupil sculpting a bust.
Berlin - Bildhauerei und Malerei
Painting, a teacher and his pupil looking at a drawing putto.

Berlin - Friedrich Wilhelm IV


Sources & Information


  • Country: Germany
  • Art technique
  • Artistic thought
  • Calandrelli, Alexander
  • Moser, Karl
  • Painting (art)
  • Schulz, Moritz
  • Sculpture (allegory)
  • Teacher
  • Locatie (N 52°31'13" - E 13°23'55") (Satellite view: Google Maps)

    Item Code: debe132; Photograph: 31 August 2022
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