Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
EttalAbbey St. Mariae Himmelfahrt Nave - DomeNorth-East: Benedictine Popes and Cardinals
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Saints
Church FathersGregory Single figure
Saints A - ZPetrus Damiani (OSB) Single figure
Groups of Saints Saints from the same orderBenedictinesEttal, St. Mariae Himmelfahrt, Dome (Johann Jakob Zeiller, 1748-1752, most saints without individual attributes))Popes and Cardinals
The Church
Images of clergy or church officials Cardinal
Images of clergy or church officials Pope
Further details
Fischer identifies the cardinal standing amongst the popes with Petrus Damiani because of him looking at the image of Our Lady of Ettal. Another reason for this identification could be the prominence of his figure, fitting for the best-known Benedictine Cardinal
ARTIST/CREATOR
Zeiller, Johann Jakob (1708-1783)
DATE
1748 - 1752
LOCATION
Ettal, St. Mariae Himmelfahrt
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Corpus der barocken Deckenmalerei in Deutschland, vol. 2, Munich 1981, pp. 286-288, 296-312, no. A; Pius Fischer, Der Barockmaler Johann Jakob Zeiller und sein Ettaler Werk, Munich 1964, pp. 85
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of Ettal Abbey
Contact
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