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Zwinger Palace, Dresden: the hermae on the portico of the Rampart Pavilion (Wallpavillon)

RIBApix ref no RIBA27484
Architect/DesignerPoppelmann, Matthaus Daniel (1662-1736)
Artist/PhotographerHance, Dennis
CountryGermany
CityDresden
Subject Date1732
Image Date1994
ViewExterior
StyleBaroque
Medium35mm Transparency
Library ReferenceDHG748
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Dennis Hance / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This palace was built in 1711-172 for Augustus the Strong, King of Poland and Elector of Saxony until 1733. Designed as a pleasure palace, it consists of seven pavilions connected by a single storey gallery.

Subject tags

sculpture, porticos, decorative stonework, palaces