St. Anne's Church Augsburg, Germany 1321
Founded in 1321 by Carmelite monks, this fine Gothic church went on play a role in the history of the Reformation. It is notable for its fine works of art and its Luther museum.
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- St. Anne's ChurchSt.-Anna-Kirche
- 48.367811° N, 10.895176° E
- main dates
- 1321 constructed
Overviewby Holly Hayes
October 27, 2011
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. continue reading →
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- Holly Hayes
- October 8, 2013
- Last updated
- July 11, 2014