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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Nymphenburg Palace is a particularly special place modest in size, but its Baroque grandeur is unparalleled.
Nymphenburg, the 260-year-old Munich-based company that custom-made the couple's plates, does not provide price estimates on its website, but a US supplier is selling simple individual plates for $650.
A further connection to Munich is the wall decoration in each bathroom--the architect Sattler had this especially made for the hotel in the Nymphenburg Porcelain Manufactory.
Top attractions include the Nymphenburg Palace, BMW Museum, the Deutsches Museum of Technology and the vast English Garden with its surfing river.
It championed Hella Jongerius, Ted Muehling, and the Campana Brothers as earnestly as it did Nymphenburg figurines.
From 1923 Julius began to collect ceramics of famous German manufacture from the second half of the eighteenth century, Meissen and Nymphenburg (Fig.
En la capital bavara el Instituto estaba ubicado en el castillo de Nymphenburg, mientras en Frankfurt fue hospedado en la Goethe Universitat.
Developed by Gruppe Nymphenburg, the Limbic Model focuses on the complex emotional personality structures of consumers.
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.
As Thomas Rotthome, CEO of Gruppe Nymphenburg, says, "The store needs to be the stage for inspiration."
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.