King Ludwig II of Bavaria. Ludwig II : Monarch, Fairy-Tale King and patron of the arts. In a letter to his former governess, King Ludwig II of Bavaria, known to feel passionately. About art and music, wrote I want to remain an eternal mystery to myself and others. And people continue to be fascinated by the enigmatic figure.
His call to duty came at the age of 18 when he held the destiny of a kingdom in his young hands. A proponent of absolutism, he revered a romantic ideal of kingship as represented by the French Sun King Louis XIV.After the restriction of Bavarias sovereignty in 1870 , Ludwig retreated. More and more from the political arena and devoted his energies instead to music and art.
Richard Wagner s Lohengrin was the first opera Ludwig ever attended and it would have a permanent. Influence on his aesthetic ideals.
The swan became his royal emblem. Also called the Fairy-Tale King and the Swan King, he exercited his penchant for elaborate castles by building three architectural masterpieces: Linderhof, Herrenchiemsee and Neuschwanstein, the fanciful vision of a medieval fortress. The swan, ever-present in Ludwigs castles, inspired the design of this model.The artistically crafted Au 750 gold skeleton recalls the paintings adorning the walls of the throne room at Neuschwanstein. The platinum-coated clip symbolises a swans neck, endings in a. Engraved on the platinum-coated cap ring , which is set with a ruby, is the code assigned to the opera Lohengrin in the catalogue of Wagners works: WWV 75. Commemorating the world-famous fairy-tale castle Neuschwanstein, the MB 2018 Homage to Ludwig II bears a fine engraving of the castle on the handcrafted Au 750 gold nib. The shape of the cone is inspired by one of the castles towers.
The fine engraving on the Au 750 gold cone symbolises a detail of the monarchs royal seal, as does the platinum-coated crown on the top of the cap. Mother of pearl Montblanc emblem. In case we find a deal you will receive a still factory sealed pen. We use only high quality materials such as double wall cardboard boxes, extra large buble wrap, polypropylene packaging tape, pvc pipe with high resistance. The attached photographs are to be considered part of the description.
We are at your disposal for any further information. We usually reply messages within the same day, but please allow do bear in mind that our time zone differences might cause a slight delay. The item "MONTBLANC 2018 Patron of Arts Homage to Ludwig II Limited Edition 888 M Sealed" is in sale since Friday, April 6, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Pens & Writing Instruments\Pens\Fountain Pens\Montblanc". The seller is "erfobay" and is located in Paris.This item can be shipped worldwide.