Bust Elias Landolt, 1899

About the artwork

The monument to Elias Landolt (1821-1896), ETH Zurich Professor and senior forestry official of the Canton of Zurich, which was erected at the behest of the Swiss Forestry Association, is a tribute to Landolt as a forestry teacher at the Federal Polytechnic School (now ETH Zurich). It also commemorates his outstanding service to forestry in the Canton of Zurich and Switzerland as a whole. The work by Ticino sculptor Raimondo Pereda was unveiled at a ceremony in the garden of the Institute of Agriculture and Forestry building in 1899.

Art Inventory ETH Zurich,


  • Bronze
  • ETH Zurich, LFW
  • Garden, southwest corner (corner Schmelzberg-/Rämistrasse)
  • Mon–Sun, open 24 hours

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