Gustav III´s Pavilion at Haga Park is one of the highlights of Swedish art history and is one of the finest examples of the European Neo-Classicism of the late 1700s in Northern Europe. Its also here where the famous Swedish Sulla chairs originate, its a must see for any antique dealer or interior designer. It’s only open for viewing in the spring and summer until to early fall.
From here, Gustav III went to the fateful masquerade ball at the Opera in March 1792. His pavilion in Hagaparken in Stockholm is decorated in the Pompeian spirit. It is one of the highlights of Swedish art history and is one of the foremost works from the late 18th century. The pavilion was built by architect Olof Tempelman - with detailed instructions from the committed king Gustav III. Another interior artist was hired for the interior design work - Louis Masreliez - who thus became a trendsetter in the interior design art of the time. The pavilion was part of Gustav III's big visions for Hagaparken, many never got further than the drawing board. Gustav III managed to use the summer castle for a couple of years. It was from the pavilion that Gustav went to the fateful masquerade ball at the Opera in March 1792.