1991 RD3. Discovered 1991 Sept. 9 by F. Borngen and L. D. Schmadel at Tautenburg.

Named for the most famous Austrian narrator Adalbert Stifter (1805-1868). After formative years spent in the Bohemian Forest, he studied near the Benedictine Abbey in Kremsmunster, later living in Vienna and Linz {see planets (397) and (1469)}. In his brillant novels and epics (The Timber Forest, Rock Crystal, Indian Summer and Witiko) landscapes were described in a superb manner. Stifter described the correlation of man and nature in a subtle manner, full of feeling. He dealt with questions of education, love and piety, and he was also engaged in painting and

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