Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
EttalAbbey St. Mariae Himmelfahrt Altar s2 (St Benedict)
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Saints
Saints A - ZBenedict of Norcia (OSB) LifeBenedict's deathBenedict dies standing or kneeling
Saints A - ZBenedict of Norcia (OSB) LifeBenedict's deathVision of Benedict's soul being escorted to God's throne
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Death
Memento moriHourglass
Personifications Winged woman
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Scheffler, Felix Anton (1701-1760) and Scheffler, Thomas Christian (or Christoph Thomas, born 1699 or 1700, died 1756)
DATE
1754 - 1756
LOCATION
Ettal, St. Mariae Himmelfahrt
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of Ettal Abbey
Contact
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