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Amalienburg, Schloss Nymphenburg, Munich: the Hall of Mirrors (Spiegelsaal)

RIBA Ref No RIBA9104
Architect/DesignerCuvillies, Francois de (1695-1768)
Dietrich, Johann Joachim (1690-1753)
Zimmermann, Johann Baptist (1680-1785)
Artist/PhotographerCox, Bernard Hugh (1907?-1986)
CountryGermany
CityMunich
Subject Date1739
Image Date1960
ViewInterior
StyleRococo
Medium35mm Transparency
Library ReferenceD 40
OrientationLandscape
Colour InfoColour
CreditBernard Cox / RIBA Collections
SubjectMirrors ; Palaces ; Interior decoration ; Garden buildings
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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