Posted by MadScientist (Düsseldorf, Germany) on 26 July 2011 in Art & Design.
M•A•R•I•A: Richly stuccoed frames with the monograms of Joseph, Maria, and Jesus transform the Bürgersaalkirche into a residence of the Holy Family.
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Absolutely beautiful ceiling, most royal and religious at the same time.
26 Jul 2011 5:35am
@Phil David Morris 2011: That fits, as St Mary is called the queen of heaven.
26 Jul 2011 9:57am
@António Pires: Many thanks!
Ah, yes, the artwork and craftsmanship here is some of the best around. Wonderful.
26 Jul 2011 5:08pm
@Ronnie 2¢: Rather unusual compared to the restorations in the other parts of Germany, where a lot of churches were rebuilt in a simplified and less ornate way.
good detail MS!
26 Jul 2011 6:26pm
@Ted: Many thanks, Ted!
How beautifully ornate that you have framed and captured in great detail!
26 Jul 2011 8:21pm
@Steven: Thanks a lot, Steven!
Again, the white is so lovely. Looking at this series I feel like I visited here...but maybe its just your lovely photos implanting into memories :)
27 Jul 2011 2:39am
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