Detail View: Design Library Image Collection: Altes Museum

Accession Number: 
187453
Order Title: 
Archivision Addition Module SEVEN--6,160 images
Type of View: 
partialView
View Title: 
Detail, central section of facade colonnade with granite basin in front
Date of View: 
4/12/2009
Image description: 
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.
Image Rights: 
┬┐ Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.
Source Institution: 
Archivision, Inc.
Collection: 
Addition Module SEVEN
Culture: 
German
Subject: 
Art museums
Work Types: 
Architecture; cultural / educational buildings; museums; art museums (buildings)
Preferred Title: 
Altes Museum
Agent Display: 
Karl Friedrich Schinkel (German architect, 1781-1841)
Date: 
1823-1830 (creation)
Materials: 
stone; marble; fresco; brick
Technique: 
carving (processes)
Measurement: 
87 m (length, facade)
Alternate Title: 
K┬┐nigliches Museum
Locations: 
Altes Museum, Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Location Type: 
(site)
Style/Period: 
Neoclassical
Style/Period: 
Nineteenth century
Classification: 
Architecture