Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
Ottobeuren Abbey - School and guest quarters Second Floor - Kaisersaal (Room 271)VaultCentre - Coronation of Charlemagne
HISTORY
Modern
German lands History of Emperors Charlemagne800 - Coronation as Emperor
PORTRAITS
Rulers
ModernHoly Roman Empire Holy Roman EmperorsCharles VI (1685-1740, r. 1711-1740)
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Life of Christ
Infancy Nativity Immediate family onlyJoseph, Virgin and Child only
Saints
ApostlesPeter Single figureMiscellaneous
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Virtues and Vices
Virtues TheologicalIndividualFaith (Fides)
Allegories and personifications A-Z
Fame (Fama) Miscellaneous
Divine Providence
SOCIAL LIFE
Kingship
CoronationHoly Roman Emperor Holy Roman Emperor crowned by pope (specific emperor)
Further details
Above the coronation an image of the Nativity to mark that it happened on Christmas day - above to the left Fama and St Peter, to the right Fides and Providentia, at the front towards the left the reigning Emperor Charles VI
ARTIST/CREATOR
Stauder, Jacob Carl (1694-1756)
DATE
1724 - 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, pp. 442-447, no. A
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of Ottobeuren Abbey
Contact
For comments or queries, please contact photographic.collect@sas.ac.uk