Maximilian Suppantschitsch (1865-1953)


Maximilian Suppantschitsch was born 1865 in Vienna. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in the class of Eduard Peithner von Lichtenfels and did some study trips through Austria-Hungary an Italy. Suppantschitsch was a member of the Künstlerbund (artists association) in Vienna and in the Wachau in Lower Austria. In 1900 he was a founder member of the Hagenbund, which was a very important viennese artists association. In the same year Suppantschitsch showed his works at the World Exhibition in Paris.

After the First World War he moved back from cultural activities in Vienna and spent most of his time in Dürnstein, where he lived from 1944 on. In summer he lived in the Abbey of Dürnstein and in winter he was at the tavern Richard Löwenherz, where he had close contact to the family Thiery.


Maximilian Suppantschitsch died 1953 in Krems.

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