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Sainted Places


beautiful, magical, mysterious, holy, forbidden, hidden, lost, enchanted, forgotten, rotten, well-known, jammed, destroyed, rebuilt, silent or loud...


photography of sainted places +details. (must not be christian places).


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Grotte unter Treppenpodest/Grotto, Kloster Ebrach/Monastery Ebrach, (Klosterkirche heute: Pfarrkirche), Ebrach in Oberfranken/ Ebrach in Upper Franconia. (July 2014)
(made by Georg Hennick 1722)


Grotte unter Treppenpodest/Grotto, Kloster Ebrach/Monastery Ebrach, (Klosterkirche heute: Pfarrkirche), Ebrach in Oberfranken/ Ebrach in Upper Franconia. (July 2014)

(made by Georg Hennick 1722)

gotische Fensterrose/Rose Window, Klosterkirche Ebrach/Monastery church Ebrach, (Klosterkirche heute: Pfarrkirche), Ebrach in Oberfranken/ Ebrach in Upper Franconia. (July 2014)
(former Cistercian monastery with romanesque and gothic church ca. 1200, gothic rose window was extant, rest of the church redesigned in the Baroque style ca. 18th century)

gotische Fensterrose/Rose Window, Klosterkirche Ebrach/Monastery church Ebrach, (Klosterkirche heute: Pfarrkirche), Ebrach in Oberfranken/ Ebrach in Upper Franconia. (July 2014)

(former Cistercian monastery with romanesque and gothic church ca. 1200, gothic rose window was extant, rest of the church redesigned in the Baroque style ca. 18th century)

Detail westliche Portaltür ,door detail, Pfarrkirche Unserer Lieben Frau/ Church of Our Lady, Nürnberg, Middle Franconia. (July 2014)

Detail westliche Portaltür ,door detail, Pfarrkirche Unserer Lieben Frau/ Church of Our Lady, Nürnberg, Middle Franconia. (July 2014)

tomb figure, cemetery St. Georgskirche Kraftshof near Nürnberg. (July 2014)

tomb figure, cemetery St. Georgskirche Kraftshof near Nürnberg. (July 2014)

State room, New Residenz in Bamberg , Oberfranken/Upper Franconia. (July 2014)
(built 1613, 1697-1703)

State room, New Residenz in Bamberg , Oberfranken/Upper Franconia. (July 2014)

(built 1613, 1697-1703)

detail of ceiling painting with stucco, Eremitage Bayreuth (Bavaria). (July 2014)

detail of ceiling painting with stucco, Eremitage Bayreuth (Bavaria). (July 2014)

Deckenstuckatur, stuccoed ceiling, Schloss Seehof/Seehof palace,  Memmelsdorf, Oberfranken/Upper Franconia. (July 2014)

Deckenstuckatur, stuccoed ceiling, Schloss Seehof/Seehof palace,  Memmelsdorf, Oberfranken/Upper Franconia. (July 2014)

Wand Tapisserie/tapestry detail (rescontructed), Schloss Seehof/Seehof palace,  Memmelsdorf, Oberfranken/Upper Franconia. (July 2014)

Wand Tapisserie/tapestry detail (rescontructed), Schloss Seehof/Seehof palace,  Memmelsdorf, Oberfranken/Upper Franconia. (July 2014)

"Käppele", Würzburg, Unterfranken/Lower Franconia. (July 2014)
(built and decorated from 1748-1800, organ made 1752, reconstructed 1991)

"Käppele", Würzburg, Unterfranken/Lower Franconia. (July 2014)

(built and decorated from 1748-1800, organ made 1752, reconstructed 1991)

purgatory and demons, mural painting in the choir, village church in Behrenhoff, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania.(June 2014).
(a very interesting piece but also difficult because of the different versions of overpainting in the last 200 years and the bad state of preservation of the paintings and the whole church)

purgatory and demons, mural painting in the choir, village church in Behrenhoff, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania.(June 2014).

(a very interesting piece but also difficult because of the different versions of overpainting in the last 200 years and the bad state of preservation of the paintings and the whole church)

window detail,village church in Behrenhoff,Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania.(May 2014).

window detail,village church in Behrenhoff,Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania.(May 2014).

exterior wall of a small village church in Behrenhoff,Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania.(May 2014).

exterior wall of a small village church in Behrenhoff,Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania.(May 2014).

dome painting, Dom St.Jakob, Innsbruck, Österreich/Austria, (May 2010)
finished: 1734

dome painting, Dom St.Jakob, Innsbruck, Österreich/Austria, (May 2010)

finished: 1734

Fontana, Parco del Pincio/Pincio Park, Rome. (June 2011)

Fontana, Parco del Pincio/Pincio Park, Rome. (June 2011)