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SET OF FOUR VIEWS OF THE PALACE AND GARDENS
AT BERGPARK WILHELMSHÖHE KASSEL NORTHERN HESSE GERMANY

Gouache on paper in period gilt frames Romantic school Circa 1825
Attributable to Johann Heinrich Martens (1815-1843)

Showing early 19th century visitors to the famous baraque gardens with their spectacular water features. Now a world heritage site the gardens were created at the end of the 17th century under Landgrave Charles of Hesse-Kassel (reg. 1677-1730).
External Frame Measurements:
HEIGHT: 69.5 cm (27¼")
WIDTH: 82.5 cm (32½")
DEPTH: 5 cm (2")

Pic 1: Shows visitors to the right of the Hercules monument and the 350 metre long cascade which descends into the lake

Pic 2: Shows the water spout in the lake below the palace

Pic 3: Shows figures on an arched bridge looking back at the devil’s bridge

Pic 4: Shows the palace with the water spout behind and on the hill in the distance the Hercules statue built 1701-1717 and the cascade which ends in the lake

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