Charcoal drawings, part 2

I continue with some more charcoal drawings size A2 from 2005 and 2007.

Aqueduct at Mödling, Vorderbrühl.

Aqueduct at Mödling, Vorderbrühl.

Mödling is crossed by the way of the famous “1. Wiener Hochquellenleitung” that supllies Vienny with it’s high quality drinking water. Lika a roman water-supply it crosses valleys over aqueducts made of bricks.

Waisenhauskirche, Mödling.

Waisenhauskirche, Mödling.

The same 19th century brick style was used for the Waisenhauskirche, the former orphanage’s church, where nowadays the protestant church holds a service every sunday.

Suburban buildings at Maria Enzersdorf with the church of St. Gabriel in the background.

Suburban buildings at Maria Enzersdorf with the church of St. Gabriel in the background.

In the north of Mödling is Maria Enzersdorf, and there you find yet another document of the 19th century’s faible for brick buidlings: the neo-roman Monastery of St. Gabriel. It is the seat of a theological university.

Mariazellergasse, Maria Enzersdorf.

Mariazellergasse, Maria Enzersdorf.

Maria Enzersdorf has an old center that offers lovely views. On a wooded hill there is even an old castle, a ruin in the 19th century, that has been rebuilt by the owners, the Liechtensteins. Nowadays the castle can be visited with guided tours.

Burg Liechtenstein.

Burg Liechtenstein.

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