Instytut Historii Sztuki <Posen> [Editor]
Artium Quaestiones — 10.2000

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ANDREAS SCHLÜTER AND OTTO VAN VEEN: THE SOURCE, CONTEXT, AND ADAPTATION

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36. Hendrick Goltzius. Fall ofTantalus, (1588). Engraving, Muzeum Narodowe, Warsaw

Staircase Hall, Krasinski Palace court-façade, and the Sobieski Tomb.
(Fig. 39).

From the same suite, the Kurfürstenzimmer (Apartment of Friedrich I),
we flnd the King’s bedchamber done after Schlüter’s designs,141 with yet
another motif that stems from an emblematic source. Above the fïreplace
is an architectonie ornamental mirror frame. A kind of perspectival inner
frame focuses on a shallow, sculpted relief placed over the mirror-glass
itself. The objects are carefully composed: an élégant table with curved
legs and a cushion upon which rests the royal regalia of crown and

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Ibid., p. 502.
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