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Rietschel, Ernst Friedrich August

(1804–61). Father of C. G. Rietschel*; sculptor; b. Pulsnitz, Saxony, Ger.; prof. Dresden. Works include a pietà*; statues of M. Luther and J. Wycliffe in the Worms Luther Memorial that he projected, but which was finished by his pupils Karl Adolf Donndorf (1835–1916; b. Weimar, Ger.; prof. Stuttgart 1877; works include a bronze statue of J. S. Bach at Eisenach) and Gustav Kietz (1824–1908; b. Leipzig, Ger.; works include a madonna). See also Luther Monuments.

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