BAVARIA...  The St John Baptist church is located in Steingaden, a town in southern Bavaria lying along the romantic road. The church was founded as a premonstratensian monastery in 1147, was destroyed in 1525 during the peasant wars and later rebuilt in renessaince style. In the 17th and 18th centuries frescoes and other rococo art were added to the church. The church nowadays is a beautiful example of Bavarian rococo style. Rococo is a late baroque building style dating between 1730 and…

BAVARIA... The St John Baptist church is located in Steingaden, a town in southern Bavaria lying along the romantic road. The church was founded as a premonstratensian monastery in 1147, was destroyed in 1525 during the peasant wars and later rebuilt in renessaince style. In the 17th and 18th centuries frescoes and other rococo art were added to the church. The church nowadays is a beautiful example of Bavarian rococo style. Rococo is a late baroque building style dating between 1730 and…

Kaisersaal in The Würzburg Residence (German: Würzburger Residenz) is a palace in Würzburg in southern Germany. Johann Lukas von Hildebrandt and Maximilian von Welsch, representants of the Austrian/South German Baroque were involved in the construction.   Virtual tour: http://www.residenz-wuerzburg-vr.com/

Kaisersaal in The Würzburg Residence (German: Würzburger Residenz) is a palace in Würzburg in southern Germany. Johann Lukas von Hildebrandt and Maximilian von Welsch, representants of the Austrian/South German Baroque were involved in the construction. Virtual tour: http://www.residenz-wuerzburg-vr.com/

BAROQUE INTERIORS:ALL 18TH   Hildebrandt,Lukas von  Mirror cabinet, Schloss Weissenstein zu Pommersfelden. 1711-1718.   Weissenstein Palace, Pommersfelden, Germany

BAROQUE INTERIORS:ALL 18TH Hildebrandt,Lukas von Mirror cabinet, Schloss Weissenstein zu Pommersfelden. 1711-1718. Weissenstein Palace, Pommersfelden, Germany

NEO-BAROQUE INTERIORS:PALACES 19TH   Dollmann,Georg von  Gilded stucco in Herrenchiemsee palace, a residence built for Ludwig II of Bavaria, who admired France's Louis XIV and saw himself as another "sun-king". Construction of Herrenchiemsee palace began after Ludwig's visit to Versailles in 1867.   Palace, Herrenchiemsee, Germany

NEO-BAROQUE INTERIORS:PALACES 19TH Dollmann,Georg von Gilded stucco in Herrenchiemsee palace, a residence built for Ludwig II of Bavaria, who admired France's Louis XIV and saw himself as another "sun-king". Construction of Herrenchiemsee palace began after Ludwig's visit to Versailles in 1867. Palace, Herrenchiemsee, Germany

Church of Saint Ignatius of Loyola at Campus Martius (Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola a Campo Marzio) Rome, Italy - Andrea Pozzo a Jesuite brother painted many of the frescos ...son to be  Museum Planet iPad tour................

Church of Saint Ignatius of Loyola at Campus Martius (Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola a Campo Marzio) Rome, Italy - Andrea Pozzo a Jesuite brother painted many of the frescos ...son to be Museum Planet iPad tour................

OTTOBEUREN HOLY TRINITY-CHURCH Benedictine Kloster in Ottobeuren Bavaria Germany - arch : Johann Michael FISCHER (1744-46) sculpt : FEUCHTMAYER

OTTOBEUREN HOLY TRINITY-CHURCH Benedictine Kloster in Ottobeuren Bavaria Germany - arch : Johann Michael FISCHER (1744-46) sculpt : FEUCHTMAYER

Formerly a Benedictine abbey, Ottobeuren Abbey Basilica is now a priory near Memmingen in the Bavarian Allgäu. It was founded in 764 by Blessed Toto, and dedicated to St. Alexander, the martyr.

Formerly a Benedictine abbey, Ottobeuren Abbey Basilica is now a priory near Memmingen in the Bavarian Allgäu. It was founded in 764 by Blessed Toto, and dedicated to St. Alexander, the martyr.

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