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Name  Dominikus Zimmermann
Siblings  Johann Baptist Zimmermann
Role  Architect
Structures  Wies Church
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Died  November 16, 1766, Steingaden, Germany

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Dominikus Zimmermann (30 June 1685, Gaispoint–16 November 1766, Wies) was a German Rococo architect and stuccoist.

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Life

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Dominikus Zimmermann was born in Gaispoint near Wessobrunn in 1685 and became a Baumeister (Architect) and a stuccoist. His older brother Johann Baptist Zimmermann was an architect and a frescoist. Working together they produced masterpieces such as the church at Steinhausen. Dominikus Zimmermann descended from a family of artists and craftsmen belonging to the so-called Wessobrunner School, worked first as a stuccoist and later as a master builder and architect. He lived in Landsberg am Lech, where he was mayor between 1748-1753. He died near the pilgrims' church in Wies near Steingaden in 1766.

Principal works

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  • Abbey church, Modingen (1716–1725) in the district of Dillingen
  • Old town hall (1719) and St John's Church (1752) in Landsberg am Lech
  • Pilgrimage church in Steinhausen near Bad Schussenried (1728–1733)
  • Church of Our Lady in Gunzburg (1735–1740)
  • Pilgrimage church in Wies near Steingaden (1745–54)

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    References

    Dominikus Zimmermann Wikipedia


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