The neo-baroque black hearse was built in 1876/77 for the funerals of ruling members of the imperial family. It was first used at the funeral of the widowed Empress Maria Anna (1884) and subsequently at the funerals of Crown Prince Rudolf (1889), Empress Elisabeth (1898), Kaiser Franz Joseph (1916) and finally on April 1, 1989 for the funeral of the last Austrian empress, Zita.
L. 630 cm, H. 342 cm, B. 220 cm
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, Wagenburg
Wagenburg, W 5
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