(photo on external web page)
Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
Benediktbeuern Monastic buildingsAlter FestsaalCeiling - Centre
GODS & MYTHS
Amoretti
Amoretti harvesting vintage
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Time
Seasons Combined in a single image
Flora and Fauna
Plants and flowersTulip
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Images of Christ
AllegoriesChrist as gardener
AllegoriesFons vitae (Crucified Christ or Man of Sorrows filling fountain with His blood)
Angels
Various activitiesGardening
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Death
Allegories Death raking together bones
Further details
Botany: Christ as gardener in the garden of the soul watered by His blood, at the walls of the garden the Four Seasons, outside death
ARTIST/CREATOR
Kessler, Stephan I (1622-1700) and Storer, Johann Christoph (c1620-1671) By Stephan I and Michael (born 1749, died after 1706) Kessler, after engravings by Matthäus Küsel (1629-c1681) following designs by Storer
DATE
circa 1675
LOCATION
Benediktbeuern, Kloster
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Corpus der barocken Deckenmalerei in Deutschland, vol. 2, Munich 1981, pp. 83, 86, no. A4. After an engraving in the dissertation 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. 97
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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
For comments or queries, please contact photographic.collect@sas.ac.uk