(1843 - 1896)
Erdmann Encke was active/lived in Germany. Erdmann Encke is known for Sculpture and painting.
Biography Erdmann Encke
Erdmann Encke was born in 1843. Erdmann is said to have been a descendant of Friedrich Wilhelm II, and thus a relative of the Prussian royal family.
Erdmann Encke received his artistic training with Albert Wolff. He was a member of the Akademie der Künste and sculptor to the Imperial Court. In Berlin, Erdmann created the bronze statue of Elector Frederick I of Bradenburg for a niche next to the main entrance of the town hall. Other works include; the marble statue of Queen Luise and a boy with a pony at the Tiergarten, as well as the bronzes of the Great Elector and Frederick the Great for the Hall of Fame.
Erdmann Encke died in 1896, in Germany. He is buried in an honorary grave in the old cemetery of Wannsee.