Bronze statue of Schinkel with in his hand a paper with a floor plan of the Alte Museum. The statue... read more
This monument stands in tribute to Karl Friedrich Schinkel, a Prussian architect, city planner, painter and a prominent architects Neoclassical and Neo-Gothic buildings in Germany. Some of his buildings in Berlin include Berlin Opera House, Altes Museum and Potsdam Nikolaikirche, to name but three.
This monument features a sculpture of Schinkel, dressed in a cloak with a pen and drawing board in his hands. The sculpture stands on a square pedestal with caryatids at each of the corners referencing his Neoclassical buildings.
A fine monument to a fine architect.
Bronze statue of Schinkel with in his hand a paper with a floor plan of the Alte Museum. The statue stands on a red granite pedestal with four bronze caryatids on the corners representing:
1- Architecture, woman with a greek temple model.
2-Painting, woman with paintbrush and palette.
3-Science, woman with scroll.
4-Sculpture, woman with hammer.
Karl Friedrich Schinkel was
one of the most prominent architects of Germany, a city planner, and painter. He designed neoclassical and neogothic buildings.
His most famous buildings:
2- The National Monument for the Liberation Wars