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Zwinger Palace, Dresden

RIBApix ref no RIBA9113
Architect/DesignerPoppelmann, Matthaus Daniel (1662-1736)
Artist/PhotographerCox, Bernard Hugh (1907?-1986)
CountryGermany
CityDresden
Subject Date1728
Image Date1960
ViewExterior
StyleBaroque
Medium35mm Transparency
Library ReferenceD 193
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Bernard Cox / 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

riverside buildings, palaces, arcades