The Schaezlerpalais is a magnificent baroque palace in Augsburg. The Palace extends far back from the street, encompassing dozens of magnificent rooms, courtyards and gardens. The gilded, mirrored, ballroom, built between 1765-70) survives intact, and is widely regarded as the most artistically significant Rococo ball room in Germany. Carl Albert von Lespilliez was the architect of the Schaezlerpalais.
The building is a registered historic monument declared by the State of Bavaria.
The palace houses the following art collections
- Deutsche Barockgalerie, Southern German paintings of the 17th and 18th century (1st floor)
- Karl und Magdalene Haberstock-Stiftung Baroque paintings, e.g. Paolo Veronese, Canaletto, Anthony van Dyck and Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (2nd floor)
- Staatsgalerie Altdeutsche Meister with paintings from Southern Germany of the 15th and 16th century (in a former monastery ["Katharinenkloster"]), a subsidiary of Bavarian State Picture Collection (Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen)
- Temporary exhibition rooms (2nd floor)
Adjacent to the building complex, a Baroque garden is open to the public.
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