Princess Liechtenstein in costume, watercolor on paper, signed and dated ‘X. Winterhalter 1845 “
The massive memorial in Berlin portrays Bismarck in his ceremonial garb as Chancellor standing above statues of:
- Atlas, showing Germany’s world power status at the end of the 19th century;
- Siegfried, forging a sword to show Germany’s strong industrial and military might;
- Germania pinning underfoot a panther, symbolizing the suppression of discord and rebellion;
- a sibyl reclining on a sphinx and reading the book of history.