Kirche am Steinhof
The late morning sun
reflected in the stained-glass window
designed by Kolo Moser
Front façade of architect Otto Wagner's
Church of St. Leopold
Built in the years 1905-1907,
to serve the Psychiatric Hospital of
Gilded Bronze Angels
By Othmar Schimkowitz
(1864 - 1947)
Schimkowitz was a Hungarian-born sculptor
and a noted member of the Viennese Secession.
View from the Front Portico
The view from the portico,
located under Schimkowitz's angels,
is somewhat restricted by the towering trees
on the recreational park area of the hospital.
enjoy an unrestricted view from on high,
over the valley of the Wien River,
to Schönbrunn's Palace and beyond.
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