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Santini-Aichel. a germanized was roughly contemporary with Hildebrandt, demonstrated that such a task would admit of no concessions by weaving esoteric variations on themes of Borromim's and Guanni in the region of Prague and. especially. Brno. A country chapel could be more the object of mathematical experiments than folklore and could equally serve as pretext for essays in erudition. Aichel's work was derivative, yet original, since he drew on the Middle Ages rather than Antique models. The vault he desinged at Kladrau makes him a precursor of VioUelle-Duc.
And Lukas von Hildebrandt. born in 1668, both trained in Italy. Both had designed buildings in the provinces; and Von Erlach had proved his mastery of Holy religious architecture in 1694 with the Trinity Church and the University Church in Salzburg. But is was the first twenty years of of the eighteenth century that saw the peak the their parallel and rival careers in Vienna. In center of the city Fischer designed the palace of Prince Eugene, the Batthyany-Schonborn palace, the Bohemian Chancellery, the Trautson palace and the Imperial Library.
Moreover, Roman CatholWiirzburg. ic cities such as Munich, Passau and though they welcomed Baroque, especially if introduced by their Princes, produced scarcely any first-rate rehgious architecture The streets of Bamberg are as charming as the Mala Strana. but the town's Baroque churches are merely of historical value. Fukla proudly considers itself a Baroque town, but this is due only to the abbey and its surrounding buildings. of division political fragmentary The Germany had a lot to do with this.