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Trausnitz Castle

Cabinet in the Italian Extension (ground floor, room 3)

 

Picture: Cabinet in the Italian Extension (Ground floor)

Cabinet in the Italian Extension with ceiling
paintings and a portrait of Renata von
Lothringen, the wife of Duke Wilhelm V.

In around 1575 Wilhelm, the ducal heir, added a rectangular extension to the west side of the Princes' Building, with the Fools' Staircase and a cabinet on each floor with a coffered and painted vault in the Italian Renaissance style. These cabinets are among the few rooms from this epoch which were relatively untouched by the fire of 1961.



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