Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
Ottobeuren Abbey - School and guest quarters Second Floor - Kaisersaal (Room 271)VaultWest side - Ecclesiae propugnatori
HISTORY
Modern
German lands History of Emperors CharlemagneMerits of Charlemagne's Reign
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
The Church
Ecclesiastical Allegory Worldly powers as protectors of the Church
Ecclesiastical objects
Vestments and Insignia Archbishop's Cross
Vestments and Insignia Papal Cross
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Coats-of-Arms
Holy Roman Empire Imperial One head
Examples for the use of Heraldry
Further details
Dischinger suggests that these four images all allude to the reign of Charlemagne, and not to the Holy Roman Empire in general
ARTIST/CREATOR
Stauder, Jacob Carl (1694-1756)
DATE
1725
LOCATION
Ottobeuren (Swabia), Benediktinerabtei
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Gabriele Dischinger et al., Ottobeuren: Barocke Bildwelt des Klostergebäudes in Malerei und Plastik, vol. 2, Sankt Ottilien 2014, pp. 447-451
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of Ottobeuren Abbey
Contact
For comments or queries, please contact photographic.collect@sas.ac.uk