|Anitquarium of the Munich Residenz|
|Groteske ornament surrounds cartouches with scenes of Bavaria|
But really-- the groteske ornament steals the whole show, much of it designed by Sustris himself. It is graceful and Fantastic. In the Winter Light, it appears rather moody.
|Münchner Wappen featured in a cartouche over a window|
|Grotesque ceiling ornamentation dates from the end of the 16th century|
|Sebastian Schmuttermaier in action!|
All photos in this post by Lynne Rutter, taken in Munich, Germany, December 2012
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