Maximilian Stockenhuber

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Maximilian Stockenhuber (born September 28, 1921 in Andrichsfurt , † April 25, 1998 in Linz ) was an Austrian sculptor .

Live and act

The citizen's fountain in front of the Innerberger Stadel in Steyr from 1977
Fountain on the town square of St. Magdalena (Linz), 1975

From 1938 to 1941 he attended the technical school for wood sculpture in Hallstatt (Scherrer, Pfaffenbichler) and from 1945 to 1950 he graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna ( Josef Müllner , Herbert Boeckl ). From 1950 he was a freelance artist in St. Magdalena (Linz) .

He was a member of the Upper Austrian Art Association , the Innviertel Artists Guild and the Mühlviertel Artists Guild, as well as the professional association of visual artists in Linz.

Works (selection)

The spectrum of his artistic representation ranges from almost realistic to stormy expressionistic and idiosyncratic abstract forms of expression. Three-dimensional works in stone, wood, metal and ceramics on the one hand and graphics, watercolors as well as wood and linocuts show the diversity of his artistic work.

He created numerous mortar cuts, reliefs, warrior and grave monuments in Linz:

  • 1989 sculpture St. Leopold at the parish church of St. Leopold in Linz
  • Rosette made of figures, which enclose the lettering "Raiffeisen Bildungshaus", as well as the building inscription of the Bildungshaus in St. Magdalena
  • Nixenbrunnen in Linz, Klausenbachstraße, Brunnen Pferdebahnpromenade, Brunnen St. Magdalena Ortsplatz (1975)
  • Listed war memorial in Feldkirchen an der Donau (1964)
  • Main motifs of Anton Bruckner's symphonies in bronze in the musician's room in Ansfelden


  • Art from Upper Austria, Modern Art Gallery, Upper Austrian Art Association (1978)
  • Simultaneously - 140 years of Upper Austria. Kunstverein - works from 1990, Museum Francisco-Carolinum , Upper Austrian Art Association
  • Sculptures by Max Stockenhuber and paintings by Hans Stumbauer in the gallery of the Mühlviertler Künstlergilde in the Landeskulturzentrum Ursulinenhof (1993)
  • Max Stockenhuber memorial exhibition in the gallery of the Zülow Group in the Landeskulturzentrum Ursulinenhof (2011)
  • Max Stockenhuber memorial exhibition on the occasion of his 90th birthday, cultural department of the municipality of Ried im Innkreis (2011)



  • Sarah Estermann: Maximilian Stockenhuber - one who left traces in Linz. In: Upper Austrian news . online, October 24, 2011.

Web links

Commons : Maximilian Stockenhuber  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Maximilian Stockenhuber: One of the traces left in Linz.
  2. Special exhibition 2011 - Max Stockenhuber commemorative exhibition on the occasion of his 90th birthday
  3. ^ Website of the City of Linz
  4. Anton Bruckner's birth room
  5. ^ Basis Vienna - art, information and archive