Schinkel's Look towards India

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This book discusses a subject to which little attention has been paid to date: Schinkel's interest in Indian architecture and culture. At the royal court of Prussia, Lalla Rookh, based on Thomas Moore's romance, was celebrated in 1821 as an oriental festival. In 1822 the Indian-themed pageant Nurmahal was performed at the opera. For both productions Schinkel created enchantingly beautiful stage sets. His unrealised project for the summer palace Orianda on the Crimea, at the geographical interface of eastern and western ...

Schinkel's Look towards India 2013, Edition Axel Menges, Fellbach

ISBN-13: 9783936681710

German

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