(photo on external web page)
Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
Benediktbeuern Monastic buildingsSouth Wing - Neuer Festsaal
MAGIC & SCIENCE
The Elements
IndividualWater
CyclesCycles of fourAs separate allegories or personificationsBenediktbeuern, Kloster, Neuer Festsaal (paintings and stucco, Johann Joseph Zimmermann, 1731-1732)
Further details
The painting representing water (Neptune) has not yet been photographed - Corpus der Barocken Deckenmalerei, vol. 2, p. 110, identifies the object held by the stucco figure as a ship lantern
ARTIST/CREATOR
Zimmermann, Johann Baptist (1680-1758) (and workshop)
DATE
1731 - 1732
LOCATION
Benediktbeuern, Kloster
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
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