Hotel Kassel City
25 June 2021

Distance from hotel: 5.6 km

Weissensteinflügel (Schloss Wilhelmshöhe)

The style transformation to classicism in stucco work on walls and ceilings, furniture in the Empire/Louis XVI style and marble sculptures based on antique originals is a stark contrast to the baroque area and bears the unmistakable stamp of noble clients.

A private individual after the strict protocol surrounding life at court, a public representation of ruling power during absolutism, had lost its importance. The noble simplicity of some of the living quarters underlies the transformed character from a princely residence in the late 18th and early 19th century.
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