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Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
Benediktbeuern Monastic buildingsSouth Wing - Neuer Festsaal
PORTRAITS
Rulers
ModernHoly Roman Empire Holy Roman EmperorsCharles VII (1697-1748, Elector of Bavaria 1726, Emperor 1742)
ModernHoly Roman Empire Dukes and Electors of BavariaOdilo (before 700-748, Duke 736)
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Saints
Saints A - ZBonifaceLifeClothes Lantfried, founder of Benediktbeuern, in the habit of a Benedictine
Miscellaneous
Religious Orders General Clothing of novices
The Church
Church History History of Individual Dioceses, Orders and Monasteries MonasteriesBenediktbeuern (OSB)Lantfried, the founder of Benediktbeuern, is clothed by St Boniface
Further details
Duke Odilo of Bavaria, who witnesses the event, is depicted as Elector Karl Albrecht of Bavaria
ARTIST/CREATOR
Zimmermann, Johann Joseph (1707-1743) and Zimmermann, Johann Baptist (1680-1758) According to Corpus, pp. 103-104, largely by Johann Joseph Zimmermann, only few figures by his father Johann Baptist
DATE
1731 - 1732
LOCATION
Benediktbeuern, Kloster
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Corpus der barocken Deckenmalerei in Deutschland, vol. 2, Munich 1981, pp. 109-110, 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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