"Life-size Bust Of Goethe. Rauch's Project."Bust representing Johann Wolfgang von Goethe of life size dating from about 1850. patinated stucco. Project of Christian Daniel Rauch. Executed by the brothers Micheli Berlin. Signature of the sculptor on the back and the mark of "Gebrüder Micheli Berlin". A portrait of an identical format and executed by the Micheli brothers is in the Nationalgalerie of Berlin. The Portrait of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832) is one of the most famous busts of German classicism, and generally considered the most authentic sculpted portrait of the poet "Christian Daniel Rauch (2 January, 1777-1857) was One of the most famous sculptors of German classicism. He was a student of Johann Gottfried Schadow and belongs to the School of Fine Arts of Berlin. Height 54cm. The pictures give a very good impression of the beauty of this bust.