Design Library Image Collection
Archivision Addition Module SEVEN--6,160 images
Type of View:
Detail, central section of facade colonnade with granite basin in front
Date of View:
Originally, the 6.9 m (23 ft.) wide granite basin by Christian Gottlieb Cantian, which now rests in the Lustgarten directly in front of the museum, was to be installed directly under the rotunda's skylight, but it was judged too large to be moved into the museum.
¿ Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.
Addition Module SEVEN
Architecture; cultural / educational buildings; museums; art museums (buildings)
Karl Friedrich Schinkel (German architect, 1781-1841)
stone; marble; fresco; brick
87 m (length, facade)
Altes Museum, Berlin, Berlin, Germany