0 Likes

Golden Hall in Rundale Palace, Latvia
Latvia

Rundale Palace is a true treasury of Baroque and Rococo art in Latvia. The palace with an adjacent French Regular park were designed by a famous Italian architect Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli in the 18th century as a summer residence of the Duke of Courland Ernst Johann Biron, the favorite of the Russian Empress Anna Ioanovna.

Find more in virtual tour of Rundale Palace at - http://www.virtuallatvia.lv/rundale-palace

Copyright: Vil muhametshin
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6000x3000
Caricate: 19/02/2010
Aggiornato: 25/06/2014
Numero di visualizzazioni:

...


Tags: baroque; rococo; art; 18th century; rastrelli; palace; architecture; museum; latvia
comments powered by Disqus

Vil Muhametshin
Reconstruction of the 18th century Duchess' dress at Rundale Palace, Latvia
Vil Muhametshin
Last moments before the 18th century opera performance at Rundale Palace, Latvia
Vil Muhametshin
Duchess' boudoir, Rundale Palace, Latvia
Vil Muhametshin
The Rose Room in Rundale Palace, Latvia
Vil Muhametshin
The Shuvalovs’ room in Rundale Palace, Latvia
Vil Muhametshin
Exhibition "From the Gothic Style to Art Nouveau" in Rundale Palace, Latvia
Vil Muhametshin
Baroque opera performance at Rundale Palace, Latvia
Vil Muhametshin
Festive animation at the 274th anniversary of Rundales Palace, Latvia
Vil Muhametshin
The Zubovs’ room - Animated history of the Rundale palace, Latvia
Vil Muhametshin
The Duke’s Reception Room at Rundale Palace, Latvia
Saulius Baublys
Rundale Palace In The Yard
Vil Muhametshin
Duke's bedroom, Rundale Palace, Latvia
Vladimir Georgievskiy
Interior of Konstantinovkiy Palace, St Petersburg
Martin Berta
Spis Castle
Jean-Pierre Lavoie
OSM Symphonic concert in North Montreal
Jean-Pierre Lavoie
World Trade Centre Montréal and the Ruelle des Fortifications
Alessandro Ugazio
Tharros, Sardinia
Alessandro Ugazio
Alghero, Bastioni Marco Polo at dusk
Vladimir Georgievskiy
Russian Winter Forest
Frank Luetgenau
Wuppertal Sculpture
Tradehi workshop or certification U of ASME international ofo oviedo
Gerard Kuster
Amsterdam Canals Keizersgracht
Vladimir Georgievskiy
Apartment-for-Just-Married-Briz-Hotel-Sochi-Russia
Dmitry Sverdlov
Crimea, Yalta, theater Chekhov
Vil Muhametshin
Visiting exhibition “Toy secrets at the Castle” at the National History Museum of Latvia
Vil Muhametshin
Installation "SEARCHES" at the festival of light "STARO RIGA", Latvia
Vil Muhametshin
Bridge Saint-Louis
Vil Muhametshin
Paris skyline from the viewing point of Sacré-Cœur Basilica
Vil Muhametshin
"Golden works" art exhibition in Riga, Latvia
Vil Muhametshin
St. Anna's Church (Sv. Annas baznīca)
Vil Muhametshin
Armands Vecvanags and the Spiderman at Materia Tejas un Sarunas in Riga, Latvia
Vil Muhametshin
Children's space at the SPA complex, Liepaja Olympic Centre, Latvia
Vil Muhametshin
Peacocks at the Riga Zoo, Latvia
Vil Muhametshin
Alksnaja street in Old Riga, Latvia
Vil Muhametshin
Ice riding on Bastejkalns
Vil Muhametshin
Cesis St. John’s Church, Latvia
More About Europe

Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights. In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. Text by Steve Smith.