Nymphenburg

Nymphenburg

(nüm`fənbo͝orkh), group of châteaus and a large park, Munich, Bavaria, S Germany. The main building is the Nymphenburg château (built 1664–1728), which belonged to the dukes (later kings) of Bavaria. Also noteworthy is Amalienburg (1734–39), a small baroque hunting château designed by François de Cuvilliés. A famous porcelain factory was founded at Nymphenburg in 1747. By the Treaty of Nymphenburg (1741) Spain promised Charles Albert of Bavaria (see Charles VIICharles VII,
1697–1745, Holy Roman emperor (1742–45) and, as Charles Albert, elector of Bavaria (1726–45). Having married a daughter of Holy Roman Emperor Joseph I, he refused to recognize the pragmatic sanction of 1713 by which Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI
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, emperor) its support in his attempt to secure the imperial election.
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This volume contains the story of the collection as well as a history of 18th-century German porcelain in Meissen, Ansbach, Berlin, Frankenthal, Hochst, Nymphenburg, Thuringia, Vienna, and elsewhere.
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A young girl skates on the frozen canal of castle Nymphenburg in Munich, Germany
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