Prinz-Carl-Palais

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Prinz-Carl-Palais in Munich

The Prinz Carl Palais in Munich is a mansion built in the style of early Neoclassicism in 1804-1806. It was also known as the Palais Salabert and the Palais Royal, after its former owners.

The Prinz-Carl-Palais was planned in 1803 by the young architect Karl von Fischer for Abbé Pierre de Salabert, a former teacher of King Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria. On the death of the Abbé Salabert in 1807, Maximilian I Joseph acquired the building. After his death in 1825, his son, Ludwig I, gave the building to his brother Prince Carl. He ordered Jean-Baptiste Métevier and Anton Schwanthaler to decorate the rooms. After Carl's death the Palais served as Diplomatic mission for Austria-Hungary from 1876 onwards before it became a residence for the Bavarian Prime Ministers in 1924.

References[edit]

  • C. Karnehm, "Bauten und Denkmäler im Englischen Garten einst und heute von A-Z",110-133 (121-2 on the Prinz-Carl-Palais) in P. von Freyberg (ed.) Der Englische Garten in München, Munich: Knürr, 2000. ISBN 3-928432-29-X
  • J. H. Biller and H.-P. Rasp, München, Kunst und Kultur, 134-5. Munich: Südwest, 2006. ISBN 978-3-517-06977-7

Coordinates: 48°08′39″N 11°34′59″E / 48.14417°N 11.58306°E / 48.14417; 11.58306

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