Ernst Gustav Herter
(1846 - 1917)
Ernst Gustav Herter was active/lived in Germany. Ernst Herter is known for sculpture.
Biography Ernst Gustav Herter
Gustav Herter was born on May 14, 1846 in Berlin, Germany. Herter died on December 19, 1917 in Berlin. He was a famous German
sculptor who worked in Berlin. He specialized in
creating statues of mythological figures. Among his most
famous works is Sterbender Achill (Dying Achilles),
created in Berlin in 1884. The statue was acquired by
the Empress of Austria and became the centerpiece at her
palace Achilleion in Corfu, Greece.
On July 8, 1899, Herter was
present in New York when his Heinrich Heine memorial
sculpture, known as the Lorelei Fountain, was unveiled
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