Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
Ottobeuren Abbey - Abbot's winter apartment (second floor) Reception Hall (Room 241)
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Geography
Topography Countries A-ZHoly Roman EmpireOttobeuren
Maps and globes Europe and the MediterraneanHoly Roman EmpireSwabia
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Aquae multae non potuerunt extinguere caritatem (Many waters cannot quench charity, Cant. 8:7)
Trinity
With Father and Son seated and the Spirit as a Dove
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Virtues and Vices
Virtues TheologicalIndividualCharity (Caritas)
Virtues TheologicalCyclesSingle image
Virtues TheologicalVirtues performing actionsThe three virtues hit by rays of light coming from the Three Persons of the Trinity
Further details
Caritas appears here with the burning heart that cannot be quenched by water - at the right plan of the newly-built abbey and map of the territory ruled by the Prince Abbots of Ottobeuren
ARTIST/CREATOR
Remy, Magnus (active by 1706, died 1734)
DATE
1717
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, pp. 297-300
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of Ottobeuren Abbey
Contact
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