Stiftskirche - Durnstein on the Danube
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Copperplate etching printed with oil based ink on BFK rag paper. 6" x 9". Edition of 3. Signed, numbered and dated.
Situated in the heart of the magnificent Wachau
Dürnstein sits on a river bend, below a rocky promontory, on the banks of the
This village offers visitors breathtaking scenery, acres of terraced vineyards,
traditional architecture and places of historic interest, but its star
attraction is the Wedgewood-like Baroque church tower.
Today, Dürnstein is famous for its vineyards
With its mild climate, grapes and apricots flourish here. Dürnstein’s Stiftskirche
is one of the finest baroque towers
in all of Austria.
Within the interior, Faith, Hope and Charity
watch over the
carved pulpit. Durnstein
ruins, in which Richard the Lionheart was held prisoner, sits on the hilltop
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