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Hohenschwangau chateau

Hohenschwangau chateau

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SB685 EAN: 9783870296858
Scale
1:160
Difficulty
-
In Stock: 2 ks

Paper model will be delivered to a shipping service has been printed (or collect it in person to our office). Models are printed on high quality heavy paper and are printed at a professional level, using the most modern offset printing or laser printers.
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Hohenschwangau Castle is situated near the famous Neuschwanstein Castle, which was built by King Ludwig II. Ludwig’s father Maximilian II by chance discovered a ruin on that spot, which had been known as "Schwanstein". In 1833 Maximilian II commissioned his art teacher, the painter Domenico Quaglio, to reconstruct the castle ruin into a romantic castle. Originally the building was to be financed with 12,000 guilders, however the costs rose to more than 100,000 guilders. Quaglio complained frequently to Maximilian II that he was no longer able to sleep peacefully due to the rising costs. The painter was inexperienced in building construction, overexerted himself to the point of exhaustion and died shortly before the completion of the building in 1837. The royal family then used Hohenschwangau as a summer residence. Quaglio himself called his building a "specimen of taste in the German style". He didn’t only carry out the reconstruction, h

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