Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
EttalAbbey St. Mariae Himmelfahrt Nave - DomeNorth-West: Princes affiliated to the Benedictine order
PORTRAITS
Rulers
ModernHoly Roman Empire Dukes and Electors of BavariaTheodo II. (r. 680-717)
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Saints
Groups of Saints Saints from the same orderBenedictinesEttal, St. Mariae Himmelfahrt, Dome (Johann Jakob Zeiller, 1748-1752, most saints without individual attributes))Princes affiliated to the Benedictine Order
SOCIAL LIFE
Kingship
Kings and emperors
Further details
Fischer identifies this prince with Theodo, the first Christian Duke of Bavaria, primarily because of his proximity to the figure identified with Duke Tassilo III
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. 107
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of Ettal Abbey
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