Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
Ottobeuren Abbey - School and guest quarters Ground Floor - Corridor in the west wing (Room 45)Personifications in the north half (from the centre)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Allegories and personifications A-Z
Honour (Honor)
Allegorical Cycles
Personifications in Murals or SculpturesOttobeuren, Benediktinerabtei, Corridors (1725)
SOCIAL LIFE
Administration
Allegories of governmentGood government
Further details
Dischinger interprets this as 'Honor', Lieb as 'Good Governance' (as regards warfare)
ARTIST/CREATOR
Maini, Andrea (active 1717-1725 in Germany) (and workshop)
DATE
1725
LOCATION
Ottobeuren (Swabia), Benediktinerabtei
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Gabriele Dischinger et al., Ottobeuren: Barocke Bildwelt des Klostergebäudes in Malerei und Plastik, vol. 2, Sankt Ottilien 2014, p. 409, no. 32-R; Norbert Lieb, Die barocke Architektur- und Bilderwelt des Stifts Ottobeuren, in Ottobeuren, Augsburg 1964, pp. 307-378, p. 363
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of Ottobeuren Abbey
Contact
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