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Schloss Sanssouci, Potsdam: the entrance hall with ten pairs of Corinthian columns in white stucco marble

RIBA Ref No RIBA15959
Architect/DesignerKnobelsdorff, Georg Wenzeslaus von (1699-1753)
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryGermany
CityPotsdam
Subject Date1747
Image Date1960
ViewInterior
StyleBaroque
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/GER/133 (ES7371)
OrientationPortrait
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditEdwin Smith / RIBA Collections
SubjectCeilings ; Columns ; Marble ; Palaces ; Cornices ; Entrance halls ; Interior decoration
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.
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