Friday, November 8, 2013

Simandlbrunnen (Simandl Brunnen) in Krems, Austria

Simandlbrunnen (Brunnen is Fountian)

postmarked in 2013 with an Austrian art stamp

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Simandl is the joking name of a wife who henpecks her husband.
The legend tells that in 1528 in Krems lived Handl Simon who was beaten so much by his wife, that his name became the proverbial meaning.

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Krems is a town of around 24,000 people in Austria and is approximately 70 kilometres (43 mi) west of Vienna.
Austria stamp 2012
from the series: Paintings
150 Geburtstag Gustav Klimt 170
(The 150th Aniv. of the Birth of Gustav Klimt 170)
Fritza Riedler 1906 Belvedere Wien 

1 comment:

ONeal said...

Wow, what a bizarre statue.