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Abbey Church of Ottobeuren, Abbey Buildings

Abbey Church of Ottobeuren, Abbey Buildings

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Date: 1737/1766
Creator: Fischer, Johann Michael
Description: The south facing wing of an abbey building is visible in this view. Part of the facade is blocked by a clump of trees. The building is three-stories and in a restrained Baroque style.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Abbey Church of Ottobeuren, Abbey Buildings

Abbey Church of Ottobeuren, Abbey Buildings

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Date: 1737/1766
Creator: Fischer, Johann Michael
Description: The three-story abbey buildings and the inner courtyard are shown in this view. The buildings are decorated with quoins and simple pediments on some windows and less elaborate linear decoration around other windows. A small fountain is situated in the center of the courtyard.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Abbey Church of Ottobeuren

Abbey Church of Ottobeuren

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Date: 1737/1766
Creator: Fischer, Johann Michael
Description: The choir stall is adorned with a putto.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Abbey Church of Ottobeuren

Abbey Church of Ottobeuren

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Date: 1737/1766
Creator: Fischer, Johann Michael
Description: The pulpit is decorated with many figures of putti and angels. Surrounding the pulpit is a relief depicting the Assumption.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Abbey Church of Ottobeuren

Abbey Church of Ottobeuren

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Date: 1737/1766
Creator: Fischer, Johann Michael
Description: The view is straight up into the cupolas and shows the paintings with their relief texture encircling the frescoes. The arrangement of the subject matter in the paintings enhances the cupola shape. The subject matter appears to be scenes from the the life of St. Benedict, the Pentecost, and redemption.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Abbey Church of Ottobeuren, Imperial Hall of Statues of Hapsburg Emperors

Abbey Church of Ottobeuren, Imperial Hall of Statues of Hapsburg Emperors

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Date: 1737/1766
Creator: Fischer, Johann Michael
Description: The hall is highly decorated with sculptural details on the walls and ceilings. The ceiling also contains a painted scene. Lining the room are over life size statues of the Hapsburg emperors situated next to elaborate Corinthian columns. The room is opulent and above each window is a painted portrait.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Abbey Church of Ottobeuren, Picture Gallery

Abbey Church of Ottobeuren, Picture Gallery

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Date: 1737/1766
Creator: Fischer, Johann Michael
Description: A corridor outside the monks cells displays paintings and the arched ceilings are decorated with relief floral motifs.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Abbey Church of Ottobeuren, Library

Abbey Church of Ottobeuren, Library

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Date: 1737/1766
Creator: Fischer, Johann Michael
Description: The interior of the library is decorated in a Baroque style with ceiling painting, columns with Corinthian capitals. The ceiling includes a pale pink hue topped with a white relief floral motif.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design