Golden Roof – Innsbruck

The Golden Roof was built by Emperor Maximilian I the 16th century at his residence in Innsbruck, Austria. The roof tiles are gilded in solid gold. Re-gilding is done every few years (with real gold leaf) to keep the roof sparkling in the sun.

Maximilian's Gold Roof, watercolor & ink, 6x4 inches, 2012, M. Liebhaber

 

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