The Procession of Princes (Fürstenzug) is a 102-meter-long mural applied to 23,000 Meissen porcelain tiles. The mural displays portraits of 35 members of the House of Wettin, who were rulers of Saxony between 1127 and 1904. [German]
A challenge for attentive walks are the quotes on the house walls of Weimar. They inspire not only to look on gables, but also to reflect. This quote from Jules Renard made me pensive: “If you know life, please give me its address” (Wenn Sie das Leben kennen, geben Sie mir doch bitte seine Anschrift). What exactly makes us think we know life? [German]
This mosaic near the main railway station of Graz was created by Norbertine Bresslern-Roth (1891-1978). She is regarded as one of the most famous animal painters worldwide. Some of her works are displayed at the Neue Galerie in Graz.
In the first moment I was surprised to see embrasures at this edifice of the former curacy but later I learned the Baroque building was errected on the walls of a former defence tower. The fresco above the richly ornamented portal depicts Saint Nicholas, to whom the nearby church is consecrated.
Pretty narrative mural seen at the Slovenian Institut of Hop Research and Brewing (Inštitut za hmeljarstvo in pivovarstvo Slovenije) in Žalec. This institut is located next to the museum about hop-growing and brewing industry in Slovenia (Ekomuzej hmeljarstva in pivovarstva)
The High Castle (Hohes Schloss) in Füssen is known for its walls decorated with a 15th-century Trompe l’oeil. Personally, I was impressed by a couple of ‘painted’ oriel windows which give the castle a surreal touch.
I did know Füssen is known for a lot of amazing Trompe-l’œils on the walls of the High Castle (Hohes Schloss). Though I was surprised to see in the streets of Füssen such an impressive Trompe-l’œil featuring a book. In this depiction the three legs of the city arms are linked to the character traits diligent, honest and helpful (fleissig – ehrlich – hilfsbereit).
This depiction on the facade of a building situated on the Hauptstraße of Kindberg displays the four seasons: Frühling (spring), Sommer (summer), Herbst (autumn) and Winter (winter).
Interesting mural seen on an electrical substation of the TWN in Naumburg (Saale). It shows among others a large substation, some vineyards and the famous cathedral of Naumburg.