There's some restoration work going on and it is a bit surprising (as well as calming) to see this portico stripped of its normal bright yellow paint.
A glance back shows the same area as it was (and presumably will be again). Often scaffolding on historic Viennese buildings are draped in a mesh fabric printed with an enormous, life-size photo of the structure. It seems the fabric is generally stretched tighter than here but I rather like the Christo-esque feel to this.
I absolutely love this palette of colors from a windblown collection of leaves in one of the large gazebos.
The muted colors approaching this fountain made me feel as if I had entered some antique paintings.
Yet areas of bright colors could be found elsewhere on the palace grounds.
I'm always amazed at how these hedges are trimmed so narrowly as to resemble a wall:
The trellised rose bushes still have appeal sans flowers and most of their leaves: