The Graphic Collection of Freiburg’s Augustinermuseum presently presents gouaches and watercolors of Johann Martin Morat that he painted around 1820 in Baden and Switzerland.
|Here is a photo of Freiburg at a distance from 1920|
with the Schönberg in the background.
|Here the same motif painted by Karl Hauptmann in 1910.|
|A wood engraving of 1887.|
|Another famous painter from Freiburg, Emil Lugo, did not finish his sketch in 1859.|
|Another engraving by Rudolf Follenweider around 1820.|
|Here is the line of sight that all the pictures have in common |
drawn on to a topographical map of 1883.
|Michael Sauter painted how he imagined Freiburg may have looked |
from a distance during the French siege of 1713.
On the right-hand side the Lorettoberg and its chapel.
|Here is the first painting of Johann Martin Morat showing vineyards in the foreground.|
|.The same motif showing a completely different foreground.|
|On this view, the lecturer and his audience entered into a lively discussion:|
|Where and what is this house|
that Johann Martin Morat had so prominently placed in the foreground?
|Today's view of the Minster church and the Schönberg|