Schloss Sanssouci, Potsdam: the entrance to the Chinese Tea House in the Park

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RIBApix ref no RIBA27496
Architect/DesignerBuring, Johann Gottfried (1723-1788)
Artist/PhotographerHance, Dennis
CountryGermany
CityPotsdam
Subject Date1757
Image Date2003
ViewExterior
StyleChinoiserie
Medium35mm Transparency
Library ReferenceDHG1388
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Dennis Hance / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Sanssouci was the summer palace of Frederick the Great, King of Prussia. Built above a terraced vineyard in 1745-1747, it is essentially a single-storey villa, containing ten principal rooms. The creation of the Park, organised around several buildings, began soon after the completion of the palace.

Subject tags

garden buildings, entrances, columns, palaces, Teahouses, ceremonies