Viva Venezia! The Invention of Venice in the 19th Century

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Museum

Lower Belvedere / Orangery


Address:

Rennweg 6, 1030 Vienna


Website:
https://www.belvedere.at/en

Email Address:
public@belvedere.at

Phone:
+43 1 795 57-134

Working hours:
Daily: 10 am to 6 pm. Friday: 10 am to 9 pm

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Viva la Mamma! A pivotal moment in the 1950s film captures Sissi embracing her child amid the cheering crowds in St. Mark's Square. The scene has its roots in a myth that has been part of Austria's collective memory since the 19th century: Venice. Like many myths, this vision of the lagoon city had to be invented first – also by way of numerous pictorial representations. Viva Venezia!

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