Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
Ottobeuren SS. Theodor und Alexander Furnishings of the pre-Baroque churchTabernacle
PORTRAITS
Clerics
TheologiansLuther, Martin (1483-1546)
TheologiansCalvin, Jean (1509-1564)
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Life of Christ
Passion Last Supper Institution of the EucharistAdaptations
Saints
Groups of Saints Bishops and priests
Miscellaneous
Religious satireCatholic, anti-Protestant (general)
God the Father
Putting away sword
Heaven and Hell
PurgatoryThe Mass helping the souls in Purgatory
Catechism (Creed, Pater noster, Sacraments, Works of Mercy etc)
7 Sacraments Eucharist Allegories
Further details
Christ declaring 'This is my body' is contrasted with Luther teaching 'This will become my body' (left) and Calvin's 'This signifies my body' (right), beneath the text asks 'Who is right'. At the top priest saints celebrating Mass in heaven, and God the Father putting away a sword
ARTIST/CREATOR
Swabian
DATE
early 18th century probably repetition of an original from 1558
LOCATION
Ottobeuren (Swabia), Kunstsammlungen der Abtei
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of Ottobeuren Abbey
Contact
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