Idea for a royal pavilion and a tempel in a garden, 1712

Paper Baroque

Architecture and Garden Design around 1700
Lecture by Martin Olin, Stockholm
10.05.2023, 18:15

Other, Garden & Park
Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte

Towards the end of the 17th century, two ideals stirred the imaginations of European architects and their patrons: Papal Rome and the France of Louis XIV. Whether they had studied and travelled abroad or not, many architects from Northern and Central Europe experimented with solutions that combined the sometimes incongruous elements of French and Roman Baroque. This lecture will explore how they used drawings to understand, develop and communicate the style – or variations on a theme – that might be labelled International Baroque.

Martin Olin is associate professor in the history of art and the director of research at the Nationalmuseum in Stockholm. 


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Katharina-von-Bora-Str. 10
80333 München

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The event will take place in a hybrid format. You can join the Zoom meeting at the following link: Meeting ID: 856 5934 5839 | Password: 148258.

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Idea for a royal pavilion and a tempel in a garden, 1712
Nicodemus Tessin the Younger, Idea for a royal pavilion and a tempel in a garden, 1712, pen and ink, 32.5 x 20.3 cm, Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, NMH 1026/1890 © Nationalmuseum, Stockholm
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