"The early eighteenth century was in the hands of princes and prelates whose wealth and ambitions were reflected in masterpieces commissioned to celebrate the pomp and splendor of their reign. Marvels of a dizzying grandeur were created in an exuberantly ornate style designated as Rococo."
"More discreetly, abbots, bishops and archbishops, often of royal lineage, sought to offer God and His followers palaces expressing their faith in ecstatic, even voluptuous, terms."
Let us now discover these marvels.
"travelling on to the gently sloping dales of Bavaria, where swarms of stucco putti joyously extol the divine order".