The Fairytale Castles Of King Ludwig II

The Fairytale Castles Of King Ludwig II

SBS  |  February 1, 2014
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Ludwig II of Bavaria is a legendary figure - the handsome boy-king, loved by his people, betrayed by his cabinet and found dead in tragic and mysterious circumstances. He spent his life in pursuit of the ideal of beauty, an ideal that found expression in three of the most extraordinary, ornate architectural schemes imaginable. In this documentary Dan Cruickshank explores the rich aesthetic of Ludwig II.

Ludwig II of Bavaria is a legendary figure - the handsome boy-king, loved by his people, betrayed by his cabinet and found dead in tragic and mysterious circumstances. He spent his life in pursuit of the ideal of beauty, an ideal that found expression in three of the most extraordinary, ornate architectural schemes imaginable. In this documentary Dan Cruickshank explores the rich aesthetic of Ludwig II.

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