Thursday, July 15, 2010

Abduction of Helen, sculpture in Schönbrunn Palace

Photo: Abduction of Helen (Raub der Helena), sculpture situated in Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna, Austria.

Schönbrunn Palace (Schloss Schönbrunn), a former imperial summer residence in Vienna, Austria, is one of the most important cultural monuments in the country and a major tourist attraction in Vienna. The sculptures in the Schönbrunn Garden were sculpted between 1773 and 1780 under the direction of Johann Wilhelm Beyer. During the execution of scheme, many sculptors were employed, one among them being Johann Baptist Hagenauer.

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