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St. Anne's Church St. Anne's Church, Augsburg St.-Anna-Kirche
Annastrasse Augsburg, Bavaria
Augsburg  locality
Schwaben  county
Bavaria  state
Germany  country
Europe  continent
Main date(s)
48.367811° N, 10.895176° E
Opening hours
May-Oct: Mon 3-6pm, Tue-Sat 10-12:30, 3-6pm, Sun 10-12:30, 3-5pm
Nov-Apr: Mon 3-5pm, Tue-Sun 10-12:30, 3-5pm

Historical Timeline of St. Anne's Church

St. Anne's Church, Augsburg, is founded by the Carmelite order.
Addition of the Goldsmith's Chapel.
Construction of the Fugger's Chapel.
St. Anne's Church in Augsburg converts to Lutheranism.
Spire added to St. Anne's Church in Augsburg by Elias Holl.
During the Thirty Years War, Protestants are barred from St. Anne's Church in Augsburg.
For a second time during the Thirty Years War, Protestants are barred from St. Anne's Church. The congregation worships in the courtyard of St. Anne's College.
St. Anne's Church, Augsburg, is restored and redesigned in the Baroque and Rococo styles.

Description of St. Anne's Church

The ceiling of the church is painted with Baroque and Rococo stuccowork and frescoes by Johann Georg Bergmüller (1747) depicting the Sermon on the Mount (representing Jesus's role as prophet) the Crucifixion (Jesus the priest) and Judgement Day (Jesus the king). The chancel contains several devotional paintings, including Christ Blessing Children by Lucas Cranach. The fine pulpit is by Heinrich Eichler.

Holly Hayes
October 27, 2011

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