Wolf Burchard

Wolf Burchard is the associate curator of European sculpture and decorative arts at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.


Posted on Jan. 24, 2023

There is little exaggeration in historian Richard Snow’s statement that the Sleeping Beauty Castle has become a sight “as familiar to the world as the Eiffel Tower.” The turrets were painted in shades of pink to create the illusion of the building as standing taller than its actual height.