The Sermon On the Mount
9 x 7 inch bronze plaque
The wizard bought this and says he's going to mount it somewhere
on the academy campus where only the bravest explorers will find it.
He's like that sometimes.
Egino Weinert lost his right hand to the Nazis
when he was a young man,
so he decided to become a sculptor.
1934 – Entry to the monastery of the Benedictine Missionaries as a monastic pupil.
1941 – Gold- and silversmith examination passed with merits of distinction.
1941 – Prison for refusal of the Hitler salutation in Wurzburg, Ottostrasse.
1944 – Receipt of diploma.
1945 – Loss of my right hand by an explosive projectile masked as an electrical fuse.
1946 – First work with one hand at the gold smithery Eine Paxtafel. (Peace Plaque)
1947 – The painter Ewal Jorzig visits the monastery and urges the abbot to send me to the Art School of Cologne.
1949 – Attendance to the School of Art.
1951 – Founded own studio for gold smithery, painting, and sculpture.
1963 – Founded second studio in Spain.
2010 – Now entering my 10th decade. For the last 76 years I have been active as a master of sacred gold smithery, a painter and sculptor, making pieces I can manage with one hand. – Egino Wienert
Our brand of crazy.