A digital commemorative book has been published on our website. Anyone who would like to share memories of and thoughts about Erwin is invited to post them there: www.bildwerkfrauenau.de/gedenkbuch/memorial-book-for-erwin-eisch
ith the death of Erwin Eisch Bild-Werk Frauenau has lost its founder, mentor and inexhaustible source of inspiration and encouragement. Accompanied by his family, he passed away on January 25th, 2022 at the age of 94 years.
Erwin Eisch was born on April 18, 1927, the son of Valentin Eisch, glass engraver in the crystal glass factory Isidor Gistl in Frauenau, and the woodcutter's daughter Therese Hirtreiter. He was deeply influenced by his growing up in a working class environment that was conscious of craftsmanship and art, and from which he drew his spirit of contradiction, his humour and his musicality.