Schloss Nymphenburg, Munich: the Great Hall (Steinerner Saal) adorned with frescoes by Johann Baptist Zimmerman
|Architect/Designer||Cuvillies, Francois de (1695-1768)|
|Effner, Joseph (1687-1745)|
|Zimmermann, Johann Baptist (1680-1785)|
|Zuccalli, Enrico (1642-1724)|
|Artist/Photographer||Smith, Edwin (1912-1971)|
|Library Reference||ESP/GER/72 (ES6788)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Frescoes ; Entrance halls ; Palaces ; Interior decoration|
NOTES: Built as a summer residence for Elector Ferdinand Maria and his consort Henriette Adelaide of Savoy, this cube-shaped building, begun in 1664, was enlarged under Electors Max Emanuel and Karl Albrecht from plans by Enrico Zuccalli and Joseph Effner. The Great Hall was decorated in the Rococo style by Johann Baptist Zimmermann and Fran+â-ºois de Cuvilli+â-®s under Elector Max III Joseph.
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