(photo on external web page)
Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
Benediktbeuern Monastic buildingsBibliothek
GODS & MYTHS
Mercury
Single figure StandingPost-classical
AllegoriesPatron of Arts
Minerva
Single figure Seated
AllegoriesPatroness of the Arts
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Science, technology and medicine
TechnologyClocks, waterclocks, sundialsClocks
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Allegories and personifications A-Z
Divine Wisdom (Sapientia Divina)
Arts
Artes MechanicaePainting (Pictura)
Artes MechanicaeArchitecture (Architectura)
Artes LiberalesSupplementary ArtesPoesia
Artes Liberales QuadriviumArithmetica
Artes Liberales QuadriviumAstronomia
Artes Liberales QuadriviumMusica
Artes Liberales QuadriviumGeometria
Cycles Arts together in one image
SOCIAL LIFE
Libraries
Benediktbeuern, Kloster Theology and arts
Further details
At the bottom left Musica, right Architectura and Poesia, above Astronometria, Arithmetica, perhaps Geometria (or Astronomia again), Pictura, behind them Minerva, above Mercury and Sapientia Divina
ARTIST/CREATOR
Zimmermann, Johann Baptist (1680-1758)
DATE
1724
LOCATION
Benediktbeuern, Kloster
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Corpus der barocken Deckenmalerei in Deutschland, vol. 2, Munich 1981, pp. 125, 128-129, 130-131, no. A
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of the monastery - for downloading a high-resolution image please contact The Warburg Institute.
Contact
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