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Franz Xaver Messerschmidt

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Franz Xaver Messerschmidt, The Original Ghost-Buster
When celebrated sculptor Franz Xaver Messerschmidt died in Slovakia in 1783, he left behind very few possessions. He had a bed, and a tobacco pipe. He had a flute and a few art books.
Who Owned 'Vexed Man' Sculpture During WWII? Austrian Dispute Hits Getty Museum
The sculpture in dispute, “Der Verdrüssliche” (“The Vexed Man”), was created by Franz Xaver Messerschmidt, a leading Austrian artist of the 18th century.
Franz Xaver Messerschmidt: Einfalt im höchsten Grade
Seine Zeitgenossen hielten Franz Xaver Messerschmidt für verschroben, wenn auch talentiert. 1755 war der gebürtige Schwabe nach Wien gekommen und machte hier Karriere. Berühmt wurde er jedoch weniger als Porträtist der Wiener Aristokratie oder für ...
Franz Xaver Messerschmidt Knows How You Feel
A Hypocrite and Slanderer, after 1770, Metal cast, by Franz Xaver Messerschmidt, German, 1736–1783. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase, European Sculpture and Decorative Arts Fund & Lila Acheson Wallace, Mr. and Mrs.
A Method to His Madness: Franz Xaver Messerschmidt
“Though this be madness, yet there is method in't,” Polonius says in Act 2 of Shakespeare's Hamlet after an exchange with the title character.

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