Munchen (Munich), Bavaria (4) – Schloss Nymphenburg Interior (Day Eight)
Inside Nymphenburg Palace was a bit mind-blowing. It was hard to relate the elaborate lifestyle that existed in those early years.
The South Apartment, Antechamber
Portrait of Henriette Adelaide and Ferdinand Maria on the right and the earth goddess Cybele on the ceiling
The South Apartment, Bedroom of electress, Therese Kunigunde
The portrait on the wall shows the electress is holding a medallion of her first-born, Electoral Prince Karl Albrecht.
King Ludwig I’s Gallery of Beauties
From 1826 to 1850, by order of King Ludwig I of Bavaria, Joseph Steeler painted the portraits of 36 beautiful women from a variety of social classes, ranging from the daughter of a shoemaker to the daughter of a king.
The Queen’s Study
The round table inlaid with exotic precious woods and pharaoh busts made of gilt bronze served as an inspiration for the further decoration of the room in the Egyptian fashion of the Napoleonic era..
The Queen’s Bedroom
Birthplace of King Ludwig II of Bavaria
The North Antechamber
Portrait of the Elector Max Emanuel
The North Apartment, Guest Bedroom
Large painting show the electoral Bavarian and Saxon family in 1761 making music and playing cards