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AT HOME AND ABROAD

BY

MRS. JAMESON,

AUTHOR OF “THE CHARACTERISTICS OF WOMEN,” “CELEBRATED

FEMALE SOVEREIGNS," &c.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. II.

THIRD EDITION.

LONDON SAUNDERS AND OTLEY, CONDUIT STREET.

1839.

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LONDON: E, LOWE, PRINTER, PLAYHOUSE-YARD, BLACKFRIARS.

VISITS AND SKETCHES

AT HOME AND ABROAD.

MUNICH

(continued.)

Oct. 14th.—Accompanied by my kind friend, Madame de K—, and conducted by Roekel, the painter, I visited the unfinished chapel adjoining the new palace. It is painted (or rather painting) in fresco, on a gold ground, with extraordinary richness and beauty, uniting the old Greek, or rather Byzantine manner, with the old Italian style of decoration. It reminded me, in the general effect, of the interior of St. Mark's at Venice,-but, of course, the details are executed in a grander feeling, and in a much higher style

VOL. II.

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