The palace with its magnificent gardens has been a place of art for over 300 years. The architecture and the unique location in the center of Vienna give this square a very special flair. Art fair in Palais Liechtenstein 2017.
On the occasion of the 10th Art Austria, the Liechtenstein Garden Palace also opened its private collection.
This concept was rounded off by a curated sculpture garden which complemented the content of the fair.
The STADTPALAIS in Vienna’s exquisite inner city location has been shining in its old splendor since 2013 after almost five year of renovation work. It is considered to be the first significant high baroque building in Vienna. Baroque stucco ceilings combine with the lush neo-rococo interior, the original furniture and Michael Thonet’s refined parquet floors to create a harmonious whole. Selected works of Biedermeier and Classicism from the private art collection of the Prince von und zu Liechtenstein are the treasures of the house.
The Golden Chariot is one of the finest examples of 18th century Parisian chariots, only a few of which survived the turmoil of the French Revolution. Numerous documents in the Princely Liechtenstein House Archives provide information about its building history and use. Contemporary accounts and pictorial representations of official events in which it was driven illustrated its importance.