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Innsbruck, Tyrol, Austria
 

Gumpp House

Haus der Künstlerfamilien Gumpps

 
 
Gumpp House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 14, 2013
1. Gumpp House Marker
Inscription.
Dieses Haus
war von 1653 – 1765
die Wohnstätte der
Künstlerfamilie
Gumpp
der die bedeutendsten
barocken Baumeister
Innsbrucks angehörten:
Christof 1600 – 1672
Joh. Martin d.Ä. 1643 – 1729
Georg Anton 1687 – 1754
Joh. Martin d.J. 1686 – 1765

German-English translation:

From 1653-1765 this was the home of the
Artist Family
Gumpp
of which the most significant
baroque architects of
Innsbruck were members:
Christof 1600 - 1672
Johann Martin, the Elder 1643 - 1729
Georg Anton 1687 - 1754
Johann Martin, the Younger, 1686 - 1765

 
Location. 47° 16.042′ N, 11° 23.558′ E. Marker is in Innsbruck, Tyrol. Marker is on Kiebachgasse just from Schlossergasse, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Kiebachgasse 16, Innsbruck, Tyrol 6020, Austria.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kolb Tower (within shouting distance of this marker); Magistrate Zeller's House (within shouting distance of this marker); Leopold Mozart (within shouting distance of
House of the Gumpp Family image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 14, 2013
2. House of the Gumpp Family
this marker); The Pecking- or Women’s Gate (within shouting distance of this marker); First Office Building of the Tyrolean Provincial Assembly (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Trautson House (about 90 meters away); The Church of the Holy Spirit Hospital (about 90 meters away); Katzunghaus (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Innsbruck.
 
Regarding Gumpp House. Three generations of architects are represented on the marker: Johann Martin, the Elder, is the son of Christof Gumpp, while Georg Anton and Johann Martin, the Younger, are the sons of Johann Martin, Sr.
 
Also see . . .  Gumpp, Johann Martin der Ältere. Deutsche-Biographie.de's German language biography of Johann Martin, the Elder, which is excerpted here (in translation): ... His remaining works, such as the conversion of the Old Government Building (1690-92), the Hospital Church (1700-01) or the Ursuline Church (1700-05), rank by critical comparison as the most stylish of baroque palaces built in Innsbruck. His secular works in Innsbruck were
Gumpp House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 14, 2013
3. Gumpp House Marker
groundbreaking, making the Roman palace style, with long, richly decorated facades, interspersed with native elements, dominant. The prevalence of decoration over architectural structure identifies him as an architect of the early Baroque. His work as cartographer is also noteworthy. (Submitted on September 4, 2013.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 1, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 389 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 1, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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