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Pfyffer-Cloos-House

Pfyffer-Cloos-Haus

 
 
Pfyffe-Cloos-haus Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 29, 2013
1. Pfyffe-Cloos-haus Marker
Inscription.
Erbaut um die Mitte des 16. Jahrhunderts fur Schultheiss Jost Pfyffer-Cloos. Auf der Rückseite spätgotischer Treppenturm und kleiner ummauerter Hof.
Im Innern des Hauses Fresken, wohl von Martin Moser, aus der Mitte des 16. Jahrhunderts.
Fassadenmalerei um 1720.
Im Erdgeschoss des Hinterhauses ein gotischer Saal. Von seinem reichen Bilderschmuck sind drei Holztafeln mit biblischen Szenen, gemalt 1557 von Martin Moser, erhalten (heute im Kunstmuseum).
Unter Denkmalschutz seit 1964.
Restauriert 1976 und 1987.


German-English translation:

Pfyffe-Cloos house

Built in the middle of the 16th Century for Schultheiss Jost Pfyffer-Cloos. At the rear of the building are a late Gothic tower (with stairs) and small walled courtyard. Inside the building are frescoes, probably by Martin Moser, from the mid-16th Century.
Facade painting from around 1720.
On ground floor of the rear building is a Gothic-style hall. Three richly decorated wooden panels of biblical scenes, painted in 1557 by Martin Moser, were preserved (currently in the Art Museum).
A protected historical monument since 1964.
Restored in 1976 and 1987.

 
Erected by Stadt der Luzern (City of Lucerne).
 
Location.
Pfyffe-Cloos-haus Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 29, 2013
2. Pfyffe-Cloos-haus Marker
The marker is on the right of Pfyffe-Cloos-haus, below the WC> sign.
47° 3.115′ N, 8° 18.285′ E. Marker is in Lucerne, Lucerne, in Lucerne (District). Marker is at the intersection of Weinmarkt and Fischmarktgassli, on the right when traveling west on Weinmarkt. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Weinmarkt 4, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Wine Market (a few steps from this marker); Butchers’ Arch (within shouting distance of this marker); Metzgerrainli (within shouting distance of this marker); Stammhaus Corragioni D’Orelli (within shouting distance of this marker); Fishermens Point (within shouting distance of this marker); "Fire Alley" (within shouting distance of this marker); Von Laufenhaus (within shouting distance of this marker); Metzgerrainli 6 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lucerne.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 10, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 387 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 10, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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