Johann Gottfried Schadow

(1764 - 1850)
Johann Gottfried Schadow was a German Prussian sculptor.

His most iconic work is the chariot on top of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, executed in 1793 when he was still only 29.

Schadow was born in Berlin, where his father was a poor tailor.

His first teacher was the sculptor Tassaert, patronized by Frederick the Great; the master offered his d...
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