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creator QS:P170,Q687059
(Ceiling painting) and Creator:Gaetano Fanti (architectural painting)
Description
The ceiling painting shows Pallas Athena on a chariot drawn by lions as a symbol of wisdom and moderation. Hercules is to her left, symbolizing the force necessary to conquer the three-headed hound of hell, night, and sin. Both Pallas Athena and Hercules are disguised references to Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI [1].
Date 1731
Medium painting
Melk Abbey, (Austria) [2]
Marble hall
Source/Photographer Own work, Alberto Fernandez Fernandez,
Camera location48° 13′ 41.2″ N, 15° 19′ 48.8″ E Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.View this and other nearby images on: OpenStreetMap - Google Earthinfo

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