"A competition . . . for the church and sanitarium on Steinhof"
Plan for Steinhofkirche
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Church at Steinhof Sanitarium
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     Steinhof Sanitarium, in 1900, was the largest mental hospital in Europe. The proposed church was for the use of patients and staff. Otto Wagner's design was accepted and and the building was completed in 1907. The stained glass windows and mosaics are by Koloman Moser, the angels are the work of Othmar Shimkowitz, and the statuary fronting the dome, representing St. Leopold and St. Severin, the patron saints of Lower Austria, are by Richard Luksch.

 

 

Chapel in the Church at Steinhof Sanitarium
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Angel at Steinhof Sanatarium
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