(photo on external web page)
Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
Benediktbeuern Monastic buildingsSouth Wing - Neuer Festsaal
GESTURES & EXPRESSION
Vomiting
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Flora and Fauna
BirdsHeron
The Elements
IndividualWater
CyclesCycles of fourAs separate allegories or personificationsBenediktbeuern, Kloster, Neuer Festsaal (paintings and stucco, Johann Joseph Zimmermann, 1731-1732)
Further details
Perhaps a play on the German word for heron ('Reiher') and a colloquial expression for vomiting ('reihern'), cf. Grimm, Deutxches W├Ârterbuch, vol. 14, cols. 661-662
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
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