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  2. Glyptothek - Wikipedia

    The Glyptothek (German: [ɡlʏptoˈteːk] ) is a museum in Munich, Germany, which was commissioned by the Bavarian King Ludwig I to house his collection of Greek and Roman sculptures (hence γλυπτο- glypto-"sculpture", from the Greek verb γλύφειν glyphein "to carve" and the noun θήκη "container").

  3. Glyptothek | History, Collection, & Facts | Britannica

    Glyptothek, museum in Munich that houses a renowned collection of Greek and Roman sculptures owned by the Bavarian state. The building, commissioned by the crown prince (later king) Ludwig of Bavaria and designed in the Neoclassical style by Leo von Klenze , was erected in 1816–30.

  4. Antike am Königsplatz - Glyptothek

    The Glyptothek was built by Leo von Klenze (1784–1864), architect to the court of Ludwig I, between1816 and 1830. While the front is based on Greek temple façades, the interior, with its vaulted ceilings, is reminiscent of Roman baths. Read more: From Classical Gesamtkunstwerk to the Ideal Museum.

  5. Glyptothek at Munich's Königsplatz: Details on exhibition and ...

    The Glyptothek on Königsplatz in Munich houses ancient sculptures from Greek and Roman times. All you need to know about the city’s oldest museum. Königsplatz 3 , 80333 München. closed.

  6. Antike am Königsplatz - Glyptothek

    Der Name „Glyptothek“ ist ein modernes Kunstwort. Es ist gebildet aus den altgriechischen Wörtern „glyphein“ (meißeln) und „theke“ (Ablage), bezeichnet also einen Aufbewahrungsort für Skulpturen. Hier werden griechische und römische Marmorstatuen von höchster Qualität in idealem Rahmen gezeigt.

  7. Yoga at The Glyptotek. Saluting the Sun. SOLD OUT. We will gently go through all positions and transitions of the Sun Salutation, while we delve into the techniques and the sequence as a whole. Exhibitions French and Danish Sculpture 1800-1920. Maillol, Picasso, Degas, Matisse, Kai Nielsen, Chapu, Lemmerz, Dubois, Carpeaux, Marqueste, Mercié ...

  8. Glyptothek Munich: Greek & Roman Sculptured Art Museum

    The Glyptothek Museum houses the world’s premier ancient sculpture collection detailing the ancient history of the Greeks & Romans through art. This is the oldest public museum in the city and is incredibly the ONLY museum dedicated solely to ancient sculptures on the planet.

  9. The Glyptothek's collection perfectly complements the terracotta and bronze works showcased in the neighbouring Staatliche Antikensammlungen, also located in Köningsplatz. An interesting visit Munich's Glyptothek is well worth a visit for those interested in Ancient Greek and Roman art and history , as well as for anyone who has plenty of time ...