Schloss Sanssouci, Potsdam: detail of the jovial sculptural figures supporting an architrave on the south or garden facade
|Architect/Designer||Glume, Friedrich Christian (1714-1752)|
|Knobelsdorff, Georg Wenzeslaus von (1699-1753)|
|Artist/Photographer||Smith, Edwin (1912-1971)|
|Library Reference||ESP/GER/116 (ES7349)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Decorative stonework ; Caryatids ; Palaces ; Sculpture|
NOTES: Sanssouci was the summer palace of Frederick the Great, King of Prussia. Built above a terraced vineyard in 1745-1747, it is essentially a single-storey villa, containing ten principal rooms.The sculptural decorations were created by Friedrich Christian Glume.
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