Glyptothek, Munich Photos

The Glyptothek museum of Greek & Roman sculptures from the collection of King Ludwig I of Bavaria was built in Neoclassical style on the Konigsplatz in Munich between 1816 and 1830 by architect Leo von Klenze. The collection was assembled with obvious purpose which sought quality and a complete range of examples.

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Glyptothek museum of Greek & Roman sculptures from collection of King Ludwig I of Bavaria. Munich, Germany.Pediment over Ionic columns at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Pediment with Athena protecting sculptural arts by Johann Martin von Wagner over entrance of Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Niches in facade with replicas of Greek & Roman sculptures at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.
Glyptothek (1816-1830) museum of Greek & Roman sculptures from collection of King Ludwig I of Bavaria (at Konigsplatz). Munich, Germany. Style: Neoclassical. Architect: Leo von Klenze.Pediment over Ionic columns at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Pediment with Athena protecting sculptural arts (c1830) by Johann Martin von Wagner over entrance of Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Niches in facade with replicas of Greek & Roman sculptures at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.
Barberini Faun in gallery room modeled on Roman Pantheon at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Barberini Faun a drunk satyr of Hellenistic period discovered in 17th C at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Detail of face of Barberini Faun a Greek sculpture move to Rome during Roman empire at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Apollo of Tenea from Corinth grave discovered 1846 at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.
Barberini Faun in gallery room modeled on Roman Pantheon at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Barberini Faun (220 BCE) a drunk satyr of Hellenistic period discovered in 17th C at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Detail of face of Barberini Faun (220 BCE) a Greek sculpture move to Rome during Roman empire at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Apollo of Tenea (c560-550 BCE) from Corinth grave discovered 1846 at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.
Munich Kouros from Attica grave at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Munich Votive Relief from Greece shows family approaching Asclepius, god of healing, & his daughter Hygeia at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.A silen statue Roman copy of Greek original at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Gorgo Medusa Rondanini sculpted face Roman marble copy of Greek original at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.
Munich Kouros (c540-530 BCE) from Attica grave at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Munich Votive Relief (c200 BCE) from Greece shows family approaching Asclepius, god of healing, & his daughter Hygeia at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.A silen (elderly satyr) statue (c330 BCE) Roman copy of Greek original at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Gorgo Medusa Rondanini sculpted face (c440 BCE) Roman marble copy of Greek original at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.
Munich king marble statue Roman copy of Greek original at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Boy with victor's fillet bronze head Roman copy of Greek original at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Torso of Diomedes statue Roman copy of Greek original by Cresilas at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Gravestone of girl called Planon from Athens at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.
Munich king marble statue (c460 BCE) Roman copy of Greek original at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Boy with victor's fillet bronze head (c450 BCE) Roman copy of Greek original at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Torso of Diomedes statue (c430 BCE) Roman copy of Greek original by Cresilas at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Gravestone of girl called Planon (doll) (c310 BCE) from Athens at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.
Eirene, goddess of peace, as mother of prosperity copy of original by sculptor Cephisodotus of Athens at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Roman copy of statue of leaning satyr original by Praxiteles at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Roman copy of statue of leaning satyr original by Praxiteles at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Fatherly silen with young Dionysus Roman copy of original by sculptor Lysippus at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.
Eirene, goddess of peace, as mother of prosperity (Ploutos) (c370 BCE) copy of original by sculptor Cephisodotus of Athens at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Roman copy of statue of leaning satyr (c330 BCE) original by Praxiteles at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Roman copy of statue of leaning satyr (c330 BCE) original by Praxiteles at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Fatherly silen with young Dionysus (c310 BCE) Roman copy of original by sculptor Lysippus at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.
Grave relief of Artemon at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Temple of Aphaia on Aegina pediment sculptures at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Central figure from Temple of Aphaia on Aegina pediment sculptures at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Model of Temple of Aphaia on Aegina at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.
Grave relief of Artemon (c350 BCE) at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Temple of Aphaia on Aegina pediment sculptures (c510 BCE - discovered 1811) at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Central figure from Temple of Aphaia on Aegina pediment sculptures (c510 BCE - discovered 1811) at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Model of Temple of Aphaia on Aegina at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.
Head of a warrior from west pediment of Temple of Aphaia on Aegina at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Portrait head of poet Homer Roman copy of Greek original at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Portrait head of philosopher Plato Roman copy of Greek original by Silanion of Athens at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Portrait head of philosopher Socrates Roman copy of Greek original by Lysippus of Athens at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.
Head of a warrior from west pediment of Temple of Aphaia on Aegina (c510 BCE) at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Portrait head of poet Homer (c460 BCE) Roman copy of Greek original at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Portrait head of philosopher Plato (c340 BCE) Roman copy of Greek original by Silanion of Athens at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Portrait head of philosopher Socrates (c330 BCE) Roman copy of Greek original by Lysippus of Athens at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.
Portrait head of poet Sappho Roman copy of Greek original by Silanion of Athens at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Portrait head of Epicurean philosopher Metrodor Roman copy of Greek original from Athens at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Portrait head of orator Demosthenes Roman copy of Greek original from Athens Agora at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Portrait head of Alexander the Great Roman copy of Greek original by Lysippus of Athens at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.
Portrait head of poet Sappho (c340 BCE) Roman copy of Greek original by Silanion of Athens at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Portrait head of Epicurean philosopher Metrodor (c275 BCE) Roman copy of Greek original from Athens at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Portrait head of orator Demosthenes (c280 BCE) Roman copy of Greek original from Athens Agora at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Portrait head of Alexander the Great (c330 BCE) Roman copy of Greek original by Lysippus of Athens at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.
Plaster cast of Altar of Domitius depicts wedding of sea god Poseidon with Amphritrite replicates original in Louvre at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Roman Emperor Augustus with oak leaf crown portrait bust at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Roman Emperor Claudius portrait head at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Roman Emperor Nero portrait head at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.
Plaster cast of Altar of Domitius depicts wedding of sea god Poseidon with Amphritrite (c150 BCE) replicates original in Louvre at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Roman Emperor Augustus (ruled 31 BCE - 14 AD) with oak leaf crown portrait bust (after 27 BCE) at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Roman Emperor Claudius (ruled 37-54 AD) portrait head at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Roman Emperor Nero (ruled 54-68 AD) portrait head at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.
Roman Emperor Titus portrait head at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Roman Emperor Trajan portrait head at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Roman Emperor Hadrian portrait head at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius portrait bust at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.
Roman Emperor Titus (ruled 79-81 AD) portrait head at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Roman Emperor Trajan (ruled 98-117 AD) portrait head at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Roman Emperor Hadrian (ruled 117-138 AD) portrait head at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius (ruled 161-180 AD) portrait bust at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.
Roman Emperor Septimius Severus portrait bust at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Roman politician & philosopher Marcus Tullius Cicero portrait head at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Roman Dictator & Consul Gaius Julius Caesar portrait head at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Roman politician portrait head at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.
Roman Emperor Septimius Severus (ruled 193-212 AD) portrait bust at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Roman politician & philosopher Marcus Tullius Cicero (lived 107-43 BCE) portrait head at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Roman Dictator & Consul Gaius Julius Caesar (ruled 49-44 BCE) portrait head at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Roman politician (c50 BCE) portrait head at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.
Architect Apollodorus of Damascus portrait bust at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Gallery of Roman portrait heads at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Gallery of Roman portrait heads at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Roman man portrait head at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.
Architect Apollodorus of Damascus (c130 AD) portrait bust at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Gallery of Roman portrait heads at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Gallery of Roman portrait heads at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Roman man (c240 AD) portrait head at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.
Roman floor mosaic of Aion, god of eternity, in zodiac from Sentinum at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Roman sarcophagus of married couple at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Apollo Barberini god of arts colossal statue Roman copy of Greek original from Tusculum at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Artemis Braschi goddess of hunt with fawn statue Roman copy of Greek original at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.
Roman floor mosaic of Aion, god of eternity, in zodiac (c200 AD) from Sentinum at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Roman sarcophagus of married couple (c240 AD) at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Apollo Barberini god of arts colossal statue (c420 BCE) Roman copy of Greek original from Tusculum at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Artemis Braschi goddess of hunt with fawn statue (c50 AD) Roman copy of Greek original at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.
Roman sarcophagus with Apollo & Artemis killing 14 children of Niobe at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Boy with Goose statue Roman copy of Greek bronze original at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.

Roman sarcophagus with Apollo & Artemis killing 14 children of Niobe (c150 AD) at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.Boy with Goose statue (c220 BCE) Roman copy of Greek bronze original at Glyptothek. Munich, Germany.


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