(photo on external web page)
Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
Benediktbeuern Monastic buildingsSouth Wing - Staircase
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Saints
Saints A - ZBenedict of Norcia (OSB) LifeBenedict receives Placidus and Maurus as oblates
Miscellaneous
Religious Orders General Entry into a monasteryNarrative scene
Further details
Iconography uncertain, the Corpus suggests that it shows not a generic entry into a monastery because two men present two children
ARTIST/CREATOR
Zimmermann, Johann Joseph (1707-1743)
DATE
1731 - 1732
LOCATION
Benediktbeuern, Kloster
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Corpus der barocken Deckenmalerei in Deutschland, vol. 2, Munich 1981, p. 102, 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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