Johann Grissemann

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Johann Grissemann (born May 15, 1831 in Imst , † June 22, 1892 in Seebarn near Harmannsdorf ) was an Austrian sculptor .


Johann Grissemann first learned from Franz Xaver Renn in Imst. From 1849 he attended the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich and from 1852 the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna . He traveled to Florence and Rome on a government grant . From 1860 to 1870 he lived in Innsbruck , then he settled in Imst, where he also ran a state-supported wood carving school. In 1892 he died unexpectedly in Seebarn, where he was busy restoring an altar and other work in Seebarn Castle .

Grissemann mainly created sacred sculptures and tombs in conventional forms of the then prevailing Nazarene style. His students include Hermann Klotz , Johann Piger  and Christian Plattner .


Right side altar of the Dominican Church in Eppan
  • Plaster relief Inn and Etsch , Tyrolean State Museum Ferdinandeum , 1852
  • Mater dolorosa, Erler family burial site, Westfriedhof , Innsbruck, 1860
  • Figures of angels, Mayr's grave, Innsbruck West Cemetery, 1862
  • Resurrected, Gugler's grave, Westfriedhof Innsbruck, 1871
  • Statue of Rudolf IV , Rudolfsbrunnen , Innsbruck 1877
  • Trinity relief, Dreifaltigkeitskapelle Strad, Tarrenz, around 1881
  • Insertion of the rosary , right side altar, Dominican church Eppan , around 1885
  • Altarpiece, St. Vigil, Lower Maize
  • Herz-Jesu-Statue, Groß St. Martin , Cologne
  • Crossways reliefs, Altbrünnerkirche, Brno
  • Risen, tomb rider, Imst cemetery
  • Madonna and Child, Grissemann grave, Imst cemetery


Web links

Commons : Johann Grissemann  - Collection of images, videos and audio files
  • Imst , in the history database ofthe association "fontes historiae - sources of history"

Individual evidence

  1. 00750 Johann Grissemann , register book 1841–1884 of the Academy of Fine Arts Munich
  2. a b c Heinrich Hammer: The palaces and civil buildings of Innsbruck. Art history guide through the buildings and monuments . Hölzel, Vienna 1923, p. 200–206 ( [PDF; 1.4 MB ]).