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Boudoir, Castle Weikersheim (18th century)*

Artist/Designer: Designer Unknown

Project Location: Germany

Figure 1: From the book Historic Interiors in Colours: 80 Coloured Views from Castles and Private Houses by Adolf Feulner.


Primary Material(s):
Textile, Wood, Paint, Wall Paper

Residential Structure

Related Website(s):

Significant Date(s):
18th Century

Additional Information:
Project Description:
Originally built in the twelfth century, the Castle Weikersheim's interior decoration changed over time. This painting shows a boudoir in the rococo style, evidence that the historically French style not only spread throughout Europe but also was consistently used in feminine spaces.

Publications/Texts in Print:
Feulner, Adolf. Historic interiors in colour: 80 coloured views from castles and private houses. W. Helburn, 1929.

Symons, Susan. Schloss: The Fascinating Royal History of 25 German Castles. Roseland Books, 2016.

Building Address:
Marktpl. 11, 97990 Weikersheim, Germany

Significant Dates:

boudoir, femininity, Castle Weikersheim, Rococo, German design, renaissance

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