Harro Magnussen

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Harro Magnussen ((1861-05-14)May 14, 1861 – November 3, 1908(1908-11-03)) was a German sculptor from Hamburg, Germany. Magnussen was the son of graphic artist Christian Carl Magnussen, and received his early training in drawing and wood carving from his father. In 1882 Magnussen enrolled in the Munich Academy where he studied painting. From 1888 worked in the Berlin studio of sculptor Reinhold Begas, where he made significant contributions to the Kaiser Wilhelm National Monument in Berlin, and the Albrecht von Roon monument, now in front of the Berlin Victory Column in Berlin-Tiergarten.

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  • Bloch / Einholz / v. Simson (Hrsg.) Ethos und Pathos: Die Berliner Bildhauerschule, 1786–1914 (Ausstellungskatalog), Berlin 1990 ISBN 978-3-7861-1597-7
  • Uta Lehnert, Der Kaiser und die Siegesallee: Réclame Royale, Berlin 1998 ISBN 978-3-496-01189-7
  • Bernhard Maaz (Hrsg.), Nationalgalerie Berlin. Das XIX. The XIX. Jahrhundert – Bestandskatalog der Skulpturen, Berlin 2006 ISBN 978-3-86502-129-8
  • Peter Bloch, Waldemar Grzimek. Die Berliner Bildhauerschule im neunzehnten Jahrhundert – Das klassische Berlin, Berlin 1978 (Neuauflage 1994)