The American Cyclopædia (1879)/Ohmacht, Landolin

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OHMACHT, Landolin, a German sculptor, born in Würtemberg about 1761, died in Strasburg, March 31, 1834. He was at first a joiner, studied under Canova in Rome, and settled in Strasburg in 1801. His principal works are: “The Judgment of Paris,” in the royal garden at Munich; the statue of Neptune at Münster, and that of Desaix between Kehl and Strasburg; the mausoleum of the emperor Rudolph in the cathedral of Spa; the statue of Luther at Weissenburg, and that of “Venus leaving her Bath,” which is regarded as his masterpiece. Among his best known busts are those of Lavater, Klopstock, Raphael, and Holbein.