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Moritz von Schwind

 
 
Moritz von Schwind Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 15, 2017
1. Moritz von Schwind Marker
Inscription.
In diesem Hause wurde
Moriz von Schwind
am 21. Jänner 1804 geboren

dem Andenken des berühmten Malers
die Gemeinde Wien



[English translation:]
In this house Moritz von Schwind was born, on January 21st, 1804.

In commemoration of the the famed painter - the Community of Vienna


 
Erected by die Gemeinde Wien.
 
Location. 48° 12.631′ N, 16° 22.657′ E. Marker is in Vienna, Wien, in Innenstadt. Marker is on Fleischmarkt just west of Laurenzerberg, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Fleischmarkt 15, Vienna, Wien 1010, Austria.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Leoš Janáček (within shouting distance of this marker); Franz Schubert (about 210 meters away, measured in a direct line); Belvedere Film Productions (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Charles de L'Ecluse (Clusius) (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Adalbert Stifter and the Solar Eclipse (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); O5
Moritz von Schwind Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 15, 2017
2. Moritz von Schwind Marker - Wide View
An additional marker is located below the von Schwind marker, reading (in translation): "Schwindhof - birthplace of the painter Moritz von Schwind. Built 1718."
(approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Greta Keller (approx. half a kilometer away); Egon Cäsar Conte Corti (approx. half a kilometer away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vienna.
 
Also see . . .  Moritz von Schwind (Wikipedia). "Moritz von Schwind (21 January 1804 – 8 February 1871) was an Austrian painter, born in Vienna. Schwind's genius was lyrical—he drew inspiration from chivalry, folklore, and the songs of the people. Schwind died in Pöcking in Bavaria, and was buried in the Alter Südfriedhof in Munich." (Submitted on September 11, 2017.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
Moritz von Schwind Marker - Wider View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 15, 2017
3. Moritz von Schwind Marker - Wider View
Moritz von Schwind image. Click for full size.
By Franz Hanfstaengl (via Wikimedia Commons), circa 1860
4. Moritz von Schwind
<i>Abschied im Morgengrau</i> (Farewell at Dawn) image. Click for full size.
By Moritz von Schwind, 1859
5. Abschied im Morgengrau (Farewell at Dawn)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 11, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 11, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 11, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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