Johann Gottfried Schadow:
Bust "Queen Louise", art casting


Johann Gottfried Schadow:
Bust "Queen Louise", art casting

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Museum-replica |Art casting | Handmade | Height: 56 cm

Johann Gottfried Schadow: Bust "Queen Louise", art casting

Born in 1776 to Hannover Mecklenburg princess, very honored by his subjects, went as the "Good Queen" in history. Original by Johann Gottfried Schadow in Schloss Monbijou, Berlin 1798th

Polymeric Ars Mundi museum replica of hand cast. Height: 56 cm.

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Johann Gottfried Schadow (1764-1850) was the most important German sculptor of the Napoleonic era. Trained in the Royal workshop and he became in 1788 the court sculptor workshop and "Director of all sculptures". To the classical Ideal increasingly joined Schadow in realistic, national and individual traits. His style was classically perfect and lifelike for the 19th century.

His art combines a natural sensuality dilating from the Rococo and grace with a great realism. His double statue of Princesses Louise and Friederike von Preussen in marble, is the first life-size double statue of classicism and set standards for the Memorial sculpture of the 19th century. He created the famous Quadriga atop the Brandenburg Gate in copper seamless because the bronze casting technology for large objects could not still find application. In the restoration period, Schadow found realistic classicism of fewer clients and was ousted in 1820 by the official and representative emphasized art of his disciple Caspar Daniel Rauch.

Until his death, Schadow worked as Director of the Berlin Academy and practiced from great influence through his writings.

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