Maximilian 1., 1833-1835
Plaster. 522,5 cm
Inventory number: A128
Works, relating to this work: Thorvaldsen, Maximilian 1., bronze cast, 1839, Wittelbachers Platz, Munich, GermanyEnlarge photo
Maximilian 1. ruled Bavaria from 1598 to his death – for the first 25 years with the title of Duke and later of Elector. In 1839, the statue was unveiled in bronze on the Wittelsbacher Platz in Munich, where it still stands today.