Mathias Schmid Museum - details and images

Museum dedicated to the great artist Mathias Schmid is an impressive building with a sophisticated roof, situated on the outskirts of the village, close to the forest. From here visitors can enjoy an extraordinary panorama of the entire Verwall resorts and mountains.

This museum started his journey Mathias Schmid, a quiet road between Ischgl, Galtür Mathon and illustrated by a lot of fotografii.Muzeul Mathias Schmid is unique. It is not just an exhibition space but a place that commemorates the great artist through a pyramid-shaped monument. Originally Schmid deal of religious art, and then began to paint mountain farmers and their lifestyle.

The museum has an exhibit consisting of a collection of photographs, paintings, sketches and many documents and objects belonging to the artist and the artist kept room in the original form dating back to 1851. Photos reflect life in the mountains.

Mathias Schmid (born on 14 November 1835 Paznauner Valley area, died on January 22, 1923 in Munich) was an Austrian painter.
Mathias Schmid came to Munich in 1853 and remained there for three years, after which he attended the Academy. At first he devoted himself to religious painting, but found just the right floor for his talent when he came in 1869 after many vicissitudes in Piloty school. Following the example of Franz Defregger he chose his first paintings and fabrics inspired by the life of local Tyrolean he stressed, however, the dark side, with a tendency to polemic. With the depth and truth of the features it combines the beauty of great form, giving a fine aroma, delicate. He was professor of painting and regaln:
• "Die Salige Fräulein"
• Der Herrgottschnitzer
• Die Bettelmönche
• Die Beichtzettelsammlung
• Der Sittenrichter
• Brautexamen und Das
• Der Auszug der Zillerthaler.

After 1879, he also created a series of paintings, with some trends:
• Verlöbnis Das,
• Der Jägergruß,
• Der Herr Pfarrer eingeseifte,
• Die Rettung einer abgestürzten.

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