Bavarian, Austrian Facade painting, Lüftmalerei

„Lüftmalerei“ or Facade painting

These Facade paintings are very prevalent in Southern Bavaria and Austria It is said the origin of Lüftmalerei comes from the home of the facade painter Franz Seraph Zwinck (1748-1792) from Oberammergau, Zum Lüftl. The Lüftlmalerei is a popular version of the Trompe-l’œil * (illusory) from the Baroque and imitates architectural elements. Imbedded are, as in the high architecture, also pictorial cartridges, mirrors and fields. Their … Continue reading „Lüftmalerei“ or Facade painting