Ernst Herter

Ernst Herter, “Dying Achilles”, Marble,  1884, Achilleion Palace, Corfu, Greece

Ernst Gustav Herter (1846 -1917) 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.

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