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Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
Benediktbeuern Monastic buildingsAlter FestsaalCeiling - Frame - Elements
GODS & MYTHS
Aeolus
Single Figure
In allegoriesAir (Element)
MAGIC & SCIENCE
The Elements
IndividualAir
CyclesCycles of fourAs separate allegories or personificationsBenediktbeuern, Kloster, Alter Festsaal (Kaspar Amort, Stephan I and Michael Kessler, 1674-1675)
Further details
Freely after Sebastianus Franciscus et Philippus Constantius ... de Tassis, Philosophia Sacro-Profana Logicam, Physicam, et Metaphysicam Disputationem Complexa, Praeside Ferdinando Visler, Dilingae (Mayer) 1664, plate facing p. 71
ARTIST/CREATOR
Amort, Kaspar, the Elder (1612-1675) and Kessler, Stephan I (1622-1700) Corpus, p. 74, sees in these paintings both characteristics of the work of Kaspar Amort who began work in the Festsaal, and of Stephan I and Michael (born 1649, died after 1706) Kessler, who completed it after Amort's death
DATE
1674 - 1675
LOCATION
Benediktbeuern, Kloster
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Corpus der barocken Deckenmalerei in Deutschland, vol. 2, Munich 1981, pp. 79, 86-87, no. E2
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RELATIONS
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek (printed model)
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of the monastery - for downloading a high-resolution image please contact The Warburg Institute.
Contact
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