Cleo in Munich

Silken wallpaper, golden trim, and lavish embroidery would have well suited our Egyptian queen. Instead, she’s stuck in a gallery with stuffy old philosophers and tyrannical emperors. All of them are at home in the Munich Residenz, the main palace of the House of Wittelsbach. Owing to never-ending repair and restoration work, the approach to the […]

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A Bronzy Interlude

While I wait for my husband to get ready, let my throw a few statues in your direction. Through their taxes, the Bavarian people have recently completed renovations of the wing of the Residenz in München, which houses the Bavarian State Collection of bronzes. The Residenz was the city home of the Wittelsbach dynasty. A palace filled […]

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