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Dresden, Königl. Hoftheater (Dresden, Royal Court Theater)
  • unknown maker from Europe
  • Dresden, Königl. Hoftheater (Dresden, Royal Court Theater), late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Dresden, Germany
  • albumen print
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  • Transfer from the Department of Architectural Engineering
  • Not on display
  • S2015.189

A view of the facade of the Semperoper, Dresden. A combination of styles form the opera house: Renaissance, Baroque, and classical revival. A two story portico marks the entrance and is surmounted with a panther quadriga pulling Dionysos and Ariadne. An equestrian statue of Saxon King John stands left-of-center in the picture frame. Three men stand in the plaza.