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Karl Wilhelm Diefenbach 

Frage an die Sterne (Question to the Stars), 1901

Oil on Canvas 

Privat Collection

Diefenbach was known for being a pioneer of nudism and the peace movement. His commune on the edge of Vienna, the Himmelhof, was in Ober Sankt Veit. His ideas included the rejection of monogamy, life in harmony with nature, a vegetarian diet, and the renunciation of all religions.