Perhaps most influential in this regard were the early 5th-century sculptures from the pediment of the Temple of Aphaia at Aegina, which had been excavated in 1811 and were later displayed in the Munich Glyptothek
, and the 6th-century 'Apollo of Tenea', 'Apollo of the Naxians' and Athenian 'Moscophoros' or 'Calf Bearer', found in 1846,1835 and 1864 respectively.
Rune Frederiksen is with the Ny Carlsberg Glyptothek
in Copenhagen, Denmark.
(2) The Kleophrades Painter--also from the Late Archaic period and thus contemporary with Makron--depicted this familiar iconography of Dionysos on a neck-amphora in the Staatliche Antikensammlungen und Glyptothek
Munchen, which includes all of the above mentioned elements (Fig.
Contributors are arranged here in roughly chronological order from there, covering the British Museum, the Uffizi, Museo Pio-Clementino, eighteenth-century German princely picture collections, the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Stockholm Royal Museum, the Louvre, the Prado, the National Gallery, the Altes Museum, and the Glyptothek
The stones were restored speculatively into an integrated form and displayed in the Munich Glyptothek
until the 1960s when the elements that had been fabricated to complete it were removed and the fragments alone left on display.
The sculptures arrived in Munich just in time for the opening of the new Glyptothek
, a museum entirely devoted to Classical and Egyptian art.
Thanks are also owed to the following for permission to reproduce photographs: Trustees of the British Museum; Ashmolean Museum, Oxford; Lund University; Staatliche Antikensammlung und Glyptothek
, Munich; Victoria and Albert Museum; Antikensammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Preussischer Kulturbesitz; Martin von Wagner Museum, Universitat Wurzburg; and Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
Or, looking at galleries, think of the differences between the elegant and sensuously austere (though firmly disciplinarian) early nineteenth-century Neo-Classical Glyptothek
by von Klenze in Munich and Louis Kahn's luminous and fluid Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth.
Being great art collectors the museums on Konigsplatz (paved over by the Nazis for mass parades in the city they called Haupstadt der Bewegung - Capital City of the (Nazi) Movement - remember that beer hall putsch?) boasts some priceless treasures including marble statues in the Glyptothek
which the Greeks desperately want back.
The most influential early museums were Leo von Klenze's Munich Glyptothek
(1816-30) and Karl Friedrich Schinkel's Altes Museum in Berlin (1823-30), which occupies a site surrounded by the Spree River that came to be known as Museum Island because a whole cluster of museums grew up there.