Better Times? Waldmüller and Biedermeier Vienna

30min 18 stops

Hardly any era is considered so apolitical or has become so synonymous with the “the perfect world” as Biedermeier period. The painting of the time appears to confirm this impression: the people portrayed seem modest, domestic bliss appears carefree,...

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Self-Portrait as a Young Man by Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller

01:46 | Biedermeier | Second Floor

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On Corpus Christi Morning by Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller

02:25 | Biedermeier | Second Floor

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The Bread Cutter by Moritz von Schwind

01:23 | Biedermeier | Second Floor

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Emperor Maximilian I on the Martinswand by Moritz von Schwind

01:46 | Biedermeier | Second Floor

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The Sentry Calling to Arms (“Present Arms”), by Carl Schindler

01:45 | Biedermeier | Second Floor

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The Spreading Pine Tree in the Brühl Valley near Mödling by Ludwig Ferdinand Schnorr von Carolsfeld

01:35 | Biedermeier | Second Floor

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St Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna by Rudolf von Alt

01:29 | Biedermeier | Second Floor

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The Game of Chess by Josef Danhauser

02:30 | Biedermeier | Second Floor

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Rudolf von Arthaber and his Children Rudolf, Emilie and Gustav by Friedrich von Amerling

02:13 | Biedermeier | Second Floor

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Exhausted Strength by Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller

01:53 | Biedermeier | Second Floor

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Girl in Front of the Lottery Vault by Peter Fendi

01:42 | Biedermeier | Second Floor

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Homage to Jacquin ("Jacquin's Monument") by Johann Knapp

02:37 | Biedermeier | Second Floor

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The Grossglockner with the Pasterze Glacier by Thomas Ender

02:48 | Biedermeier | Second Floor

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Rocky Landscape in the Elbe Sandstone Mountains by Caspar David Friedrich

01:14 | Biedermeier | Second Floor

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Ravine in the Uttewalder Grund in Saxon Switzerland by August Heinrich

01:52 | Biedermeier | Second Floor

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Stormy Seas around the Arco di Miseno near Miliscola, Looking toward Nisida by Joseph Rebell

02:44 | Biedermeier | Second Floor

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Afternoon on Capri by Carl Blechen

02:00 | Biedermeier | Second Floor

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Wenceslaus asks Rudolf von Habsburg for the Body of his Father King Ottokar Přemysl II by Anton Petter

02:20 | Biedermeier | Second Floor

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Featured artworks

Self-Portrait as a Young Man

On Corpus Christi Morning

The Bread Cutter

Emperor Maximilian I on the Martinswand

Credits

© Belvedere, Vienna / Production: tonwelt.com Images © Belvedere, Vienna

Venue

Upper Belvedere

Vienna

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