Fischer, Johann Michael (1692–1766)
Published Online: 25 NOV 2011
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The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization
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Kurian, G. T. 2011. Fischer, Johann Michael (1692–1766). The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization. .
- Published Online: 25 NOV 2011
German Baroque architect who built 32 churches and 22 abbeys. Exuberant rococo decoration was his signature style.
- fischer, Johann Michael (1692–1766);
- German baroque architect;
- benedictine abbey at niederaltaich;
- benedictine abbey church, at ottobeuren;
- baroque altars, having edicules;
- west front of church, with a giant convex edicule;
- fischer's buildings, triumphalism of counter-reformation