NEUMANN, Balthasar
(b. 1687, Eger, Bohemia, d. 1753, Würzburg)

Interior view

Residenz, Würzburg

The picture shows the Imperial Hall. The frescoes were executed by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, completed in 1753. The pictorial scheme depicts the history of the city of Würzburg. Scenes include the bridal journey of Beatrice of Burgundy, her betrothal to Frederick Barbarossa (1156), and the confirmation of the bishop's power by the Emperor (1168).

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