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François de Cuvilliés (designer), Johann Baptist Zimmermann (stuccoist), Johann Joachim Dietrich (woodcarver), and Joseph Pasqualin Moretti (painter). Hall of Mirrors, the Amalienburg, Nymphenburg Palace park. 1734-1739.

Mirrors, crystal, woodcarving, oil paint, and stucco relief. 

The Amalienburg, Nymphenburg Palace park. München, Deutschland.

I couldn’t find a picture to do it justice, but when my professor showed us his photography of Hall of Mirrors Nymphenburg Palace park, I thought, “If I ever get married, that’s where it’s going to happen.” It’s so pretty.

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The Theatine Church of St. Catejan

The church was built in Italian high-Baroque style, inspired by Sant'Andrea della Valle in Rome, designed by the Italian architect Agostino Barelli. His successor, Enrico Zuccalli, added two 66 meters high towers, originally not planned, and then finished the 71 meters high dome in 1690. The church is 72 meters long and 15.5 meters wide. The facade in Rococo style was completed only in 1768 by François de Cuvilliés. Its Mediterranean appearance and yellow coloring became a well known symbol for the city and had much influence on Southern German Baroque architecture. [x] [x]