Date of Degree
MA (Master of Arts)
John Beldon Scott
First Committee Member
Julie B Hochstrasser
Second Committee Member
An examination of the iconography (primarily ceiling fresco) in the library hall in the German monastery of Schussenried. Thesis deals with the historical context surrounding the creation of this space and how the depicted scenes reflect both the influences of the Counter Reformation and Enlightenment.
Baroque, Germany, library, Schussenried
vi, 63 pages
Includes bibliographical references (pages 59-63).
Copyright 2011 Katherine Anne Kunau
Kunau, Katherine Anne. "Borrowing the wings of Daedalus: competing ideas of divine wisdom and secular scholarship in the decoration of the library hall of Bad Schussenried." MA (Master of Arts) thesis, University of Iowa, 2011.