Konrad von Falkenhausen (1843-1898)
Biography:

In 1835 Konrad von Falkenhausen, lord of Wallisfurth, erected on his estate a new palace surrounded by a large garden.

Duration of this collection in Silesia: - 1898
Description of the collection:

It is likely that the art collection was created in relation to erecting the new palace in Wallisfurth. Konrad von Falkenhausen collected also coins and medals as well as archeological findings excavated in Silesia (e.g. Roman objects discovered in Wichulla in 1885 - today the place is a district of Opole named Gosławice). The collector donated a part of his archeological collection to museums in Breslau.

Categories of works of art in this collection: Painting (1)
Bibliography:

Sammlung Friedr. Freiherr von Falkenhausen, Wallisfurth, ferner Sammlung eines englischen Münzfreundes etc. etc. Münzen und Medaillen verschiedener Länder, Medaillen Napoleons I, H. Helbing, München 1897

Hans Seger, Der Fund von Wichulla, "Schlesiens Vorzeit in Bild und Schrift", 7 (1899), p. 413–439

Localization: Wallisfurth (Wolany) - the palace of barons von Falkenhausen
Authors of this entry:
  • Magdalena Palica
Published on: 03 / 12 / 2009
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