Etttal Abbey, Germany Photos

Etttal Benedictine Abbey (1710-26, 1774), original Abbey founded by Holy Roman Emperor Ludwig IV (1330), is on the German Alpine road near Oberammergau. The Abbey is notable for its highly ornate baroque interior and as place of pilgrimage.

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Ettal Benedictine Abbey original Abbey founded by Emperor Ludwig IV. Ettal village, Germany.Large dome & clock tower of Ettal Benedictine Abbey on German Alpine road near Oberammergau. Ettal village, Germany.Cupola with golden finial cross atop dome of Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Cross with golden sunburst atop clock tower at Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.
Ettal Benedictine Abbey (1710-26, 1774) original Abbey founded by Emperor Ludwig IV (1330). Ettal village, Germany. Style: Baroque. Architect: Enrico Zucalli & Joseph Schmuzer.Large dome & clock tower of Ettal Benedictine Abbey on German Alpine road near Oberammergau. Ettal village, Germany.Cupola with golden finial cross atop dome of Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Cross with golden sunburst atop clock tower at Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.
Apostles statues by Ägid Verhelst in niches on facade of Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Crucifixion carved in stone on facade of Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Rococo interior with ornate chandelier hanging from dome of Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Rococo interior of Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.
Apostles statues by Ägid Verhelst in niches on facade of Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Crucifixion carved in stone on facade of Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Rococo interior with ornate chandelier hanging from dome of Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Rococo interior of Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.
Dome of Ettal Benedictine Abbey with fresco including several hundred figures glorifying the mission of the Benedictine Order by Johann Jakob Zeiller. Ettal village, Germany.Detail of frescoes by Johann Jakob Zeiller on dome of Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Detail of frescoes by Johann Jakob Zeiller on dome of Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Detail of frescoes by Johann Jakob Zeiller on dome of Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.
Dome of Ettal Benedictine Abbey with fresco including several hundred figures glorifying the mission of the Benedictine Order by Johann Jakob Zeiller. Ettal village, Germany.Detail of frescoes by Johann Jakob Zeiller on dome of Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Detail of frescoes by Johann Jakob Zeiller on dome of Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Detail of frescoes by Johann Jakob Zeiller on dome of Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.
Detail of frescoes by Johann Jakob Zeiller on dome of Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Detail of frescoes by Johann Jakob Zeiller on dome of Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Detail of frescoes by Johann Jakob Zeiller on dome of Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Detail of frescoes by Johann Jakob Zeiller on dome of Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.
Detail of frescoes by Johann Jakob Zeiller on dome of Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Detail of frescoes by Johann Jakob Zeiller on dome of Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Detail of frescoes by Johann Jakob Zeiller on dome of Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Detail of frescoes by Johann Jakob Zeiller on dome of Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.
Detail of frescoes by Johann Jakob Zeiller on dome of Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.High altar with frescoes & Assumption of the Blessed Virgin painting by Martin Knoller at Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Frescoes & painting of Assumption of the Blessed Virgin on high altar at Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Frescoes above high altar at Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.
Detail of frescoes by Johann Jakob Zeiller on dome of Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.High altar with frescoes & Assumption of the Blessed Virgin painting (1786) by Martin Knoller at Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Frescoes & painting of Assumption of the Blessed Virgin on high altar at Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Frescoes above high altar at Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.
Baroque altar with painting of martyrdom of St. Catherine of Alexandria at Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Baroque altar with painting of St. Corbinian at Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Baroque altar with painting of Christ with Holy Apostles at Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Baroque altar with painting of Holy Family at Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.
Baroque altar with painting of martyrdom of St. Catherine of Alexandria at Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Baroque altar with painting of St. Corbinian at Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Baroque altar with painting of Christ with Holy Apostles at Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Baroque altar with painting of Holy Family at Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.
Baroque altar with painting of St. Benedict at Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Detail of marble pillars & statues of saints between chapels at Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Baroque altar with painting of St. Sebastian being pierced by arrows at Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Baroque altar with painting of Holy Family at Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.
Baroque altar with painting of St. Benedict at Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Detail of marble pillars & statues of saints between chapels at Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Baroque altar with painting of St. Sebastian being pierced by arrows at Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Baroque altar with painting of Holy Family at Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.
Baroque painting by Jo. Jacob Zeiller of King Ludwig receiving statue of Madonna & Child, later an object of pilgrimage for which Ettal Benedictine Abbey is known. Ettal village, Germany.Baroque painting by Jo. Jacob Zeiller of King Ludwig's horse genuflecting before statue of Madonna & Child, an event which lead to the founding of Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Gilded baroque altar carving at Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Gilded baroque carving of cherubs in clouds at Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.
Baroque painting (1752) by Jo. Jacob Zeiller of King Ludwig receiving statue of Madonna & Child, later an object of pilgrimage for which Ettal Benedictine Abbey is known. Ettal village, Germany.Baroque painting (1752) by Jo. Jacob Zeiller of King Ludwig's horse genuflecting before statue of Madonna & Child, an event which lead to the founding of Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Gilded baroque altar carving at Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Gilded baroque carving of cherubs in clouds at Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.
Baroque organ at Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Statue of St. Lawrence at Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Sculpture of Bishop holding statue of Madonna & Child at Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Detail of cherub holding dolphin at Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.
Baroque organ at Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Statue of St. Lawrence at Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Sculpture of Bishop holding statue of Madonna & Child at Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.Detail of cherub holding dolphin at Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.
Detail of confessional with painting of skeleton holding skull at Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.


Detail of confessional with painting of skeleton holding skull at Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany.



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