Abbey Library (Bibliotheksaal), Basilikaplatz, Waldsassen, Bavaria

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RIBApix ref no RIBA51341
Architect/DesignerHofreiter, Karl (fl. 1724-1736)
Stipt, Karl
Artist/PhotographerHepner, F.
CountryAustria
CityWaldsassen
Subject Date1726
Image Date1950
ViewInterior
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP Box 647 Historical
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This library forms part of the Cistercian Abbey of Waldsassen and was completed in 1726 in High Baroque to Rococo style.The frescoes are by Karl Hofreiter and the wood-carved atlantes by Karl Stipt.

Subject tags

balconies, interior decoration, sculpture, libraries, decorative woodwork, bookcases, monasteries & convents