Oh So Rococo!

Wies church (Wieskirche)

Even in the 1700s, when Rococo was the height of fashion, some people considered the style excessive and absurd. Today, it’s hard to know what to think of a building like the exuberant Wies Pilgrimage church in Bavaria. The church was designed by Dominikus Zimmerman, who was born on June 30, 1685, and his brother, a fresco master.

Learn more:  An Introduction to the Rococo >

 

 

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