Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
EttalAbbey St. Mariae Himmelfahrt Choir - DomeVault (Trinity and saints)
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Daniel Single figure
Further details
Corpus der barocken Deckenmalerei, p. 314, sees the lion at the feet of this old, uncrowned, man as attribute of King Ahaz, but there seems to be no reason why he should be depicted with a lion. Daniel may be more plausible, although he is old and not amongst the other prophets
ARTIST/CREATOR
Knoller, Martin (1725-1804)
DATE
1769
LOCATION
Ettal, St. Mariae Himmelfahrt
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Corpus der barocken Deckenmalerei in Deutschland, vol. 2, Munich 1981, pp. 289-292, 314-316, no. C
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of Ettal Abbey
Contact
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