Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
EttalAbbey St. Mariae Himmelfahrt Nave - DomeNorth: Benedictine Monks
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Saints
Saints A - ZJohn of Matha Single figure
Groups of Saints Saints from the same orderBenedictinesEttal, St. Mariae Himmelfahrt, Dome (Johann Jakob Zeiller, 1748-1752, most saints without individual attributes))Monks (Benedictines and other orders following St Benedict's rule)
Further details
Identification uncertain. Corpus, p. 306, suggests St John of Matha rather than St Leonard because of the missing abbatial insignia - however, John would normally be shown as a Trinitarian
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, p. 91
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of Ettal Abbey
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