Main information:

Nymphenburg Palace



Picture: Antechamber

The suite of rooms was initially the elector’s apartment, as indicated here. The wall coverings of silk brocatelle in three colours and the white damask curtains were reconstructed in 2014 from old inventory descriptions.

The portraits of Max Emanuel’s children were painted from 1717 by the important court artist Joseph Vivien. The large painting shows the oldest son, Electoral Prince Karl Albrecht, hunting with his retinue. In the small portraits are his brothers and sister: on the left Philipp Moritz and Ferdinand Maria in armour, on the right Klemens August as a bishop and Johann Theodor with a globe. Maria Anna Carolina subsequently became a nun.

The exquisite table is from the Medici court workshop in Florence. The ceiling picture of the war god Mars by Johann Anton Gumpp is from Max Emanuel’s apartment in the Munich Residence, which no longer exists.

| top |

Our website uses cookies. By using our website you accept this policy. Further information on data protection