ASAM, Cosmas Damian
(b. 1686, Benedikternbeuern, d. 1739, Weltenburg)


after 1720
Abbey Church, Aldersbach

The fresco decorates the small cupola above the main altar. As a result of the close cooperation of the painter with his sculptor brother Egid Quirin Asam, the sculptural and the painted elements of the decoration are applied harmoniously together.

Suggested listening (streaming mp3, 7 minutes):
Johann Sebastian Bach: Komm, heiliger Geist, choral BWV 652