Einsiedeln Abbey Church
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Architect Kaspar Moosbrugger
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Location Einsiedeln, Switzerland   map
Date 1719 to 1735   timeline
Building Type monastery church
 Construction System bearing masonry
Climate temperate
Context urban
Style Baroque Rococo
Notes Bow-fronted convex west facade. With H. G. Kuen.


Photo, historical

Photo, historical

Photo, historical


Plan Drawing

Discussion Einsiedeln Abbey Church Commentary

Kaspar (or Caspar) Moosbrugger also served as stone mason for the Abbey buildings.

Sources on Einsiedeln Abbey Church

Pierre Charpentrat. Living Architecture: Baroque Italy and Central Europe. Photographs by Peter Heman. London: Oldbourne Book Co., 1967. NA1116.C513. exterior photo of tower, p41. exterior photo of facade, p84.

Roger H. Clark and Michael Pause. Precedents in Architecture. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1985. ISBN 0-442-21668-8. LC 84-3543. NA2750.C55 1984. plan, heirarchy diagram, p206. — Updated edition available at Amazon.com

Sir Banister Fletcher. A History of Architecture. London: The Butterworth Group, 1987. ISBN 0-408-01587-X. LC 86-31761. NA200.F63 1987. brief mention, p937-938. — The classic text of architectural history. Expanded 1996 edition available at Amazon.com

Kevin Matthews. The Great Buildings Collection on CD-ROM. Artifice, 2001. ISBN 0-9667098-4-5.— Available at Amazon.com

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