Gertrude Fronius

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Abstract shape
Elch - Oskar-Helmer-Hof, Vienna 21
Wall relief house music, Vienna 9th

Gertrude Fronius (* 1926 in Vienna ) is an Austrian sculptor and restorer .


Gertrude Fronius studied in Vienna at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna with Fritz Cremer and then at the University of Applied Arts Vienna with Fritz Wotruba . After graduating in 1952, she went to Milan for a year at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera with Marino Marini.


Sculptures in the public space of the city of Vienna

Gertrude Fronius created a series of commissioned works for the City of Vienna:

  • Wien 9, Marktgasse 9-13: Artificial stone reliefs market vendors and market saleswoman (man with goose Öbstlerin with Butte - 1956) in memory of the street market.
  • Vienna 9., Liechtensteinstrasse 131–133: Wall relief Hausmusik (1957–1959) with a size of 3 × 2.5 m
  • Vienna 12., Gaßmannstraße 1: bronze sculpture Abstract Form (1967)
  • Vienna 21., Oskar-Helmer-Hof (Strebersdorf): Elch (1966)
  • Vienna 20 .; Brigittaplatz 2: Artificial stone sculpture "Sitting polar bear" (1961)

Honourings and prices


  • Künstlerhaus (1961)
  • Art Association Carinthia (1973)

Web links

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