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The King was a francophile (his collection of Watteau is a revelation and he felt the German language “crude and almost barbaric”), an industrious flautist-composer, and a rococo obsessed art patron.
Marie Antoinette preferred afternoons with sheep and bagpipes in an imitation peasant village at Versailles but Frederick’s whim was to import Voltaire and employ C. P. E Bach along with the other fine composers of mid 18th century Germany for his edification and pleasure.  Pleasures that charm the sense and captivate the mind!
#friedrichii #friedrichdergroße #frederickii #fredericiideprusse #fredericlegrand #chateausanssouci #sanssoucipalace #schlosssanssouci #dorianguo

The music room at Sans-Souci where JS Bach performed for the court of Frederick the Great.

Rococo music is reputed as being fussy, pretty, superficial, decorative, and inconsequential. But listen to what Frederick writes in a letter to his sister about some music he has written for her. “In the adagio I was thinking of the long months since our parting and therefore found the tone of painful lamentation. In the allegro I indulged my hope for seeing you again.” These are the words of a young romantic and not the fashion obsessed aristocrat. They also represent a series of musical values that belie the reputation of music at Sans Souci. In fact, it is at Sans Souci where the Empfindsamer, or sensitive stile enjoyed its greatest flowering.
#friedrichii #friedrichdergroße #frederickii #fredericiideprusse #fredericlegrand #chateausanssouci #sanssoucipalace #schlosssanssouci #dorianguo

Detail of Frederick french desk and cartonnier.
The King's study and bedroom, remodelled after Frederick's death by Frederick William von Erdmannsdorff in 1786, is now in direct contrast to the rococo rooms. Here, the clean and plain lines of classicism now rule. However, Frederick's desk and the armchair in which he died were returned to the room in the middle of the 19th century. Portraits and once missing pieces of furniture from Frederick's time have also since been replaced.
#antongraff #friedrichii #friedrichdergroße #frederickii #fredericiideprusse #fredericlegrand #chateausanssouci #sanssoucipalace #schlosssanssouci #dorianguo

Frederick’s love of thought and art is remarkable among monarchs. However, Frederick had limitations and though he was surrounded by Bachs, he never quite understood the towering quality of either J. S. or his son, C. P. E. Bach. Though no one’s music from Berlin speaks more vibrantly than Carl Phillip’s, it seems that he was kept in the shadows throughout his career in Berlin. Johann Sebastian’s visit, though a curiosity for the King, was not fully recognized as the event of the century at Sans Souci. The arrival of the dedicated score for The Musical Offering went unnoticed. In a perverse manner, we will skip over C. P. E. Bach to look at a lesser-known keyboard player in Frederick’s service, Christoph Schaffroth (1709-1763).
#friedrichii #friedrichdergroße #frederickii #fredericiideprusse #fredericlegrand #chateausanssouci #sanssoucipalace #schlosssanssouci #dorianguo

Ces canapés rococo sont très étroits. Un invité de Frédéric avait fait remarquer avec ironie que les jupes a paniers des dames n'étaient pas de mise à Sans-souci. Pour le roi, sans souci signifiait aussi sans femme... #lambertsigisbertadam #friedrichii #friedrichdergroße #frederickii #fredericiideprusse #fredericlegrand #chateausanssouci #sanssoucipalace #schlosssanssouci #dorianguo

Ceiling of Frederick's study and bedroom.
The King's study and bedroom, remodelled after Frederick's death by Frederick William von Erdmannsdorff in 1786, is now in direct contrast to the rococo rooms. Here, the clean and plain lines of classicism now rule. However, Frederick's desk and the armchair in which he died were returned to the room in the middle of the 19th century. Portraits and once missing pieces of furniture from Frederick's time have also since been replaced.
#antongraff #friedrichii #friedrichdergroße #frederickii #fredericiideprusse #fredericlegrand #chateausanssouci #sanssoucipalace #schlosssanssouci #dorianguo

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@Regrann from @merveillesdeloi - Frederick’s love of thought and art is remarkable among monarchs. However, Frederick had limitations and though he was surrounded by Bachs, he never quite understood the towering quality of either J. S. or his son, C. P. E. Bach. Though no one’s music from Berlin speaks more vibrantly than Carl Phillip’s, it seems that he was kept in the shadows throughout his career in Berlin. Johann Sebastian’s visit, though a curiosity for the King, was not fully recognized as the event of the century at Sans Souci. The arrival of the dedicated score for The Musical Offering went unnoticed. In a perverse manner, we will skip over C. P. E. Bach to look at a lesser-known keyboard player in Frederick’s service, Christoph Schaffroth (1709-1763).
#friedrichii #friedrichdergroße #frederickii #fredericiideprusse #fredericlegrand #chateausanssouci #sanssoucipalace #schlosssanssouci #dorianguo - #regrann

Frederick’s love of thought and art is remarkable among monarchs. However, Frederick had limitations and though he was surrounded by Bachs, he never quite understood the towering quality of either J. S. or his son, C. P. E. Bach. Though no one’s music from Berlin speaks more vibrantly than Carl Phillip’s, it seems that he was kept in the shadows throughout his career in Berlin. Johann Sebastian’s visit, though a curiosity for the King, was not fully recognized as the event of the century at Sans Souci. The arrival of the dedicated score for The Musical Offering went unnoticed. In a perverse manner, we will skip over C. P. E. Bach to look at a lesser-known keyboard player in Frederick’s service, Christoph Schaffroth (1709-1763).
#friedrichii #friedrichdergroße #frederickii #fredericiideprusse #fredericlegrand #chateausanssouci #sanssoucipalace #schlosssanssouci #dorianguo

The music room at Sans-Souci where JS Bach performed for the court of Frederick the Great.

Rococo music is reputed as being fussy, pretty, superficial, decorative, and inconsequential. But listen to what Frederick writes in a letter to his sister about some music he has written for her. “In the adagio I was thinking of the long months since our parting and therefore found the tone of painful lamentation. In the allegro I indulged my hope for seeing you again.” These are the words of a young romantic and not the fashion obsessed aristocrat. They also represent a series of musical values that belie the reputation of music at Sans Souci. In fact, it is at Sans Souci where the Empfindsamer, or sensitive stile enjoyed its greatest flowering.
#friedrichii #friedrichdergroße #frederickii #fredericiideprusse #fredericlegrand #chateausanssouci #sanssoucipalace #schlosssanssouci #dorianguo

Music room
The King was a francophile (his collection of Watteau is a revelation and he felt the German language “crude and almost barbaric”), an industrious flautist-composer, and a rococo obsessed art patron.
Marie Antoinette preferred afternoons with sheep and bagpipes in an imitation peasant village at Versailles but Frederick’s whim was to import Voltaire and employ C. P. E Bach along with the other fine composers of mid 18th century Germany for his edification and pleasure.  Pleasures that charm the sense and captivate the mind!
#friedrichii #friedrichdergroße #frederickii #fredericiideprusse #fredericlegrand #chateausanssouci #sanssoucipalace #schlosssanssouci #dorianguo

The King's study and bedroom, remodelled after Frederick's death by Frederick William von Erdmannsdorff in 1786, is now in direct contrast to the rococo rooms. Here, the clean and plain lines of classicism now rule. However, Frederick's desk and the armchair in which he died were returned to the room in the middle of the 19th century. Portraits and once missing pieces of furniture from Frederick's time have also since been replaced.
#antongraff #friedrichii #friedrichdergroße #frederickii #fredericiideprusse #fredericlegrand #chateausanssouci #sanssoucipalace #schlosssanssouci #dorianguo

Ceiling of Frederick's study and bedroom.
The King's study and bedroom, remodelled after Frederick's death by Frederick William von Erdmannsdorff in 1786, is now in direct contrast to the rococo rooms. Here, the clean and plain lines of classicism now rule. However, Frederick's desk and the armchair in which he died were returned to the room in the middle of the 19th century. Portraits and once missing pieces of furniture from Frederick's time have also since been replaced.
#antongraff #friedrichii #friedrichdergroße #frederickii #fredericiideprusse #fredericlegrand #chateausanssouci #sanssoucipalace #schlosssanssouci #dorianguo

Portrait of young King Frederick by Antoine Pesne
The King's study and bedroom, remodelled after Frederick's death by Frederick William von Erdmannsdorff in 1786, is now in direct contrast to the rococo rooms. Here, the clean and plain lines of classicism now rule. However, Frederick's desk and the armchair in which he died were returned to the room in the middle of the 19th century. Portraits and once missing pieces of furniture from Frederick's time have also since been replaced.
#antoinepesne #antongraff #friedrichii #friedrichdergroße #frederickii #fredericiideprusse #fredericlegrand #chateausanssouci #sanssoucipalace #schlosssanssouci #dorianguo

Portrait of King Frederick the Great by Anton Graff
The King's study and bedroom, remodelled after Frederick's death by Frederick William von Erdmannsdorff in 1786, is now in direct contrast to the rococo rooms. Here, the clean and plain lines of classicism now rule. However, Frederick's desk and the armchair in which he died were returned to the room in the middle of the 19th century. Portraits and once missing pieces of furniture from Frederick's time have also since been replaced.
#antongraff #friedrichii #friedrichdergroße #frederickii #fredericiideprusse #fredericlegrand #chateausanssouci #sanssoucipalace #schlosssanssouci #dorianguo

Detail of Frederick french desk and cartonnier.
The King's study and bedroom, remodelled after Frederick's death by Frederick William von Erdmannsdorff in 1786, is now in direct contrast to the rococo rooms. Here, the clean and plain lines of classicism now rule. However, Frederick's desk and the armchair in which he died were returned to the room in the middle of the 19th century. Portraits and once missing pieces of furniture from Frederick's time have also since been replaced.
#antongraff #friedrichii #friedrichdergroße #frederickii #fredericiideprusse #fredericlegrand #chateausanssouci #sanssoucipalace #schlosssanssouci #dorianguo

The circular library deviated from the spatial structure of French palace architecture. The room is almost hidden, accessed through a narrow passage way from the bedroom, underlining its private character. Cedarwood was used to panel the walls and for the alcoved bookcases. The harmonious shades of brown augmented with rich gold-coloured Rocaille ornaments were intended to create a peaceful mood.

The bookcases contained approximately 2,100 volumes of Greek and Roman writings and historiographies and also a collection of French literature of the 17th and 18th centuries with a heavy emphasis on the works of Voltaire. The books were bound in brown or red goat leather and richly gilded.

#friedrichii #friedrichdergroße #frederickii #fredericiideprusse #fredericlegrand #chateausanssouci #sanssoucipalace #schlosssanssouci #dorianguo

The circular library deviated from the spatial structure of French palace architecture. The room is almost hidden, accessed through a narrow passage way from the bedroom, underlining its private character. Cedarwood was used to panel the walls and for the alcoved bookcases. The harmonious shades of brown augmented with rich gold-coloured Rocaille ornaments were intended to create a peaceful mood.

The bookcases contained approximately 2,100 volumes of Greek and Roman writings and historiographies and also a collection of French literature of the 17th and 18th centuries with a heavy emphasis on the works of Voltaire. The books were bound in brown or red goat leather and richly gilded.

#friedrichii #friedrichdergroße #frederickii #fredericiideprusse #fredericlegrand #chateausanssouci #sanssoucipalace #schlosssanssouci #dorianguo

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Ces canapés rococo sont très étroits. Un invité de Frédéric avait fait remarquer avec ironie que les jupes a paniers des dames n'étaient pas de mise à Sans-souci. Pour le roi, sans souci signifiait aussi sans femme... #lambertsigisbertadam #friedrichii #friedrichdergroße #frederickii #fredericiideprusse #fredericlegrand #chateausanssouci #sanssoucipalace #schlosssanssouci #dorianguo

Dans cette pièce, les murs et les mirroirs sont ornés de vignes et de putti dansants. Au plafond, des angelots espiègles répandent des guirlandes de fleurs depuis le ciel. L'or, le gris mauve et le rose violacé chatoyant confèrent une féminité élégante à cette galerie dont l'usage était réservé uniquement aux hommes raffinés...
#lambertsigisbertadam #friedrichii #friedrichdergroße #frederickii #fredericiideprusse #fredericlegrand #chateausanssouci #sanssoucipalace #schlosssanssouci #dorianguo

The north facing small gallery overlooked the forecourt. Here, Frederick deviated from French room design, which would have placed service rooms in this location. Recessed into the inner wall of this long room were niches containing marble sculptures of Greco-Roman deities. Five windows alternating with pier glasses on the outer wall reflect the paintings by #nicolaslancret#jeanbaptistepater and #antoinewatteau hung between the niches opposite.
#lambertsigisbertadam #friedrichii #friedrichdergroße #frederickii #fredericiideprusse #fredericlegrand #chateausanssouci #sanssoucipalace #schlosssanssouci #dorianguo

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