- October 1907, Hitler applies to the Art Academy in Vienna. Out of 113, 28 were accepted. The themes for the candidates were: hunting, spring, death, joy, music,dance, and episodes out of the the story of Noah.
- he takes private sculpture lessons
- in 1908 he is rejected a second time. He is told he does not have enough painting talent, but that his work is more architectural,
Price, Billy F.: Adolf Hitler as Painter and Drawer, Gallant, Switzerland , 1983, p.6)
- couldn't study technical architecture, because he had no highschool degree.
Fest, Joachim C.: Hitler, A Biography, Propylaen, Germany, 1973, p.49
- after second rejection he cuts himself off from his friends and sister, and lives in a men's hostel.
Fest, Joachim C.: Hitler, A Biography, Propylaen, Germany, 1973 , p.54