Badenburg, Schloss Nymphenburg, Munich: the two-storey royal bathing pavilion furnished with Delft tiles

RIBApix ref no RIBA15946
Architect/DesignerEffner, Carl Joseph von (1831-1884)
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryGermany
CityMunich
Subject Date1722
Image Date1960
ViewInterior
StyleRococo
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/GER/78 (ESB11824)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: One of four garden buildings in the grounds of Nymphenburg, the Badenburg (Bath House) was designed by Joseph von Effner for Elector Max Emanuel in 1719-1722. The heatable pool of the Badenburg was the world's first indoor swimming pool.

Subject tags

garden buildings, swimming pools, decorative stonework, palaces, decorative tiles