(photo on external web page)
Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
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RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Saints
Church Fathers Cycles Single imageWith other figures
Church FathersGregory Single figure
Saints A - ZBenedict of Norcia (OSB) Benedict as father of Western MonasticismBenedict with Benedictine monks
SOCIAL LIFE
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Further details
The Corpus identifies sees here Benedict together with the Four Church Fathers (pp. 129-130). However, since only Benedict's biographer Gregory is identifiable, and these dignitaries sit intermixed with the Benedictines, they could merely stand for Benedictines that became bishops
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. 129-130, 131, no. B
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of the monastery - for downloading a high-resolution image please contact The Warburg Institute.
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