Bismarck-Denkmal, Bremen

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    "Am Dom, equestrian statue Chancellor Otto Prince of Bismarck, 1910 by Adolf von Hildebrand and Carl Sattler (1973)
    Short description:
    Equestrian statue of bronze on a high limestone pedestal, 1910 by Adolf von Hildebrand. Monumentally conceived and of spatial importance for the Platz sequence market, Domvorplatz (former Grasmarkt) and Domshof.
    As a location selected in 1904 a specially designated monument commission the location at the southernmost point of the cathedral court, on the steps of the cathedral, hard on the tower and aligned parallel to the longitudinal axis of the cathedral, to the new city hall. Adolf von Hildebrand created the equestrian statue for this location on an unusually high pedestal until 1910, similar to that of Bartolomeo Colleoni in Venice (1481 by Andrea del Verrochio) and the Gattamelata in Padua (1447 by Donatello). Both were important military leaders of Italian Renaissance cities, the Gattamelata is also considered the first equestrian statue since ancient times. "Source:

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    • 02/20/2018

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