Amalienburg, Schloss Nymphenburg, Munich: detail of the gilt ornamentation in the Hall of Mirrors (Spiegelsaal)
|Architect/Designer||Cuvillies, Francois de (1695-1768)|
|Dietrich, Johann Joachim (1690-1753)|
|Zimmermann, Johann Baptist (1680-1785)|
|Artist/Photographer||Smith, Edwin (1912-1971)|
|Library Reference||ESP/GER/92 (ES6781)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Interior decoration ; Mirrors ; Garden buildings ; Palaces|
NOTES: The most important of the four buildings in the grounds of Nymphenburg, this hunting lodge was designed by Francois de Cuvillies and built in 1734-1739 for Maria Amalie, wife of Elector Karl Albrecht. The sculptors Johann Baptist Zimmermann and Johann Joachim Dietrich were responsible for the interior design of the pavilion.
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