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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Drawings and prints by or after the seminal Belgian-born architect and designer Francois Cuvillies (1695-1768), who arguably brought the rococo to Bavaria, are shown, as well as the highly sculptural Nymphenburg ceramics produced by Franz Anton Bustelli (1723-63), and a range of goldsmiths' work.
The conference takes place on July 15 and 16, 2013, at Porzellanmanufaktur Nymphenburg in Munich
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.
It proudly celebrates its distinct tradition and history, which is on show in all its glory at the Nymphenburg - or 'Nymph's Cast le'.
d6zse\'e7en used Nymphenburg porcelain for the work, which she believes is the best porcelain in the world.
Munich from pounds 205pp: Head to the Bavarian capital on March 23 for a weekend break including return flights from Heathrow and two nights bed and breakfast at the three-star Hotel Nymphenburg.
A young girl skates on the frozen canal of castle Nymphenburg in Munich, Germany
My first stop was Nymphenburg Palace, the favourite summer residence of the rulers of Bavaria.
An hour's hop-on, hop-off express tour costs around 13 Euros, while a more expensive, extensive circuit visits outlying sights such as Nymphenburg Palace, BMW Museum and Olympic Stadium.
In the west of the city lies the Nymphenburg Palace with park and pavilions, which was the summer residence of the Bavarian monarchs.