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View of the Scottish Square

View of the Scottish Square

On the left is the Palais Harrach, the work of Domenico Martinelli (1650–1718), a key figure in shaping the baroque style north of the Alps; across from it is the Scottish Abbey. In the background is the richly ornamented Palais Daun designed by Johann Lucas von Hildebrandt (1668–1745), another important architect of the Viennese baroque.

 

Image from: Fischer von Erlach, Johann B. Anfang Einiger Vorstellungen der vornehmsten Gebäude so wohl innerhalb der Stadt als in denen Vorstädten von Wien: wovon mit der Zeit das abgehende nachfolgen soll = Commencement de veues et de facades principlaes dans la ville & aux fauxbourgs de Vienne: dont le public aura à attendre la suite avec le tems. Augsburg: Johann Andreas Pfeffel excud. Aug. Vind., 1719.

 

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