Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
Altomünster Octagon Dome painting
HISTORY
Modern
France Medieval Pepin the ShortGrants land to St Alto
German landsBavaria1497 - George the Rich gives Altomünster to the Bridgetines
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Geography
Topography Countries A-ZHoly Roman EmpireAltomünster
PORTRAITS
Aristocrats
Holy Roman Empire CountsSandizellWolfgang (d. 1525)
Holy Roman Empire CountsSandizellEva
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Virgin Mary
Iconography of the Virgin MaryMother of Mercy Without child
SymbolsSymbols taken from the Bible Sap. 7:26: Speculum sine macula (Mirror without stain)
SymbolsSymbols taken neither from the Bible nor the Litany of LoretoLily
Saints
Church FathersAugustine Single figureWith heart
Saints A - ZJohn the Baptist Single figureBeardedWithout lamb
Saints A - ZJoseph Single figureWithout Christ Child
Saints A - ZAgnes Single Figure
Saints A - ZUrsula Single figureWith St George's flag (as English princess)
Saints A - ZBarbara Single figurewith tower
Saints A - ZFlorian Single figureNot extinguishing flames
Saints A - ZLeonard of Noblac Single figure
Saints A - ZJoachim Single figure
Saints A - ZAlto Single figure
Saints A - ZAlto LifeReceives from King Pepin land for a monastery
Saints A - ZBridget (Birgitta) Single figure
Saints A - ZBridget (Birgitta) LifeConfirmation of the Rule of the Bridgetine Order
Saints A - ZCrispinus
Saints A - ZCrispinianus
Saints A - ZWendelin Single Figure
Saints A - ZDonatus of Münstereifel Single Figure
Saints A - ZCatherine the Tatar (OSsS)
Miscellaneous
Religious OrdersBridgetines
Trinity
With Father and Son seated and the Spirit as a Dove
Angels
Angelic hierarchy Archangels MichaelThrowing down personifications of heresy and sin
The Church
Church History Papacy Urban VConfirmation of the Rule of the Bridgetine Order
Church History History of Individual Dioceses, Orders and Monasteries MonasteriesAltomünster (OSB, later OSsS)Altomünster given to the Bridgetines (1497)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Coats-of-Arms
Holy Roman Empire Lower Nobility and PatriciansSandizell
Clergy Religious OrdersBridgetines (Bridgetine Cross)
Further details
For identification of the saints see photos of details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Mages, Josef (1728-1769)
DATE
1767
LOCATION
Altomünster, St. Alto
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Corpus der barocken Deckenmalerei in Deutschland, vol. 5, Munich 1996, pp. 28-32, no. A
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of the parish
Contact
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