Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
RegensburgSt. Rupert Nave - vault
GODS & MYTHS
Apollo
AttributesMusical instrument Lyre
Mercury
Single figure Seated
Saturn
Single figure Head not veiled, without wings, with scythe or sickle
Worship of Pagan Gods
Pagan gods in the background of Hagiographic scenes
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Coats-of-Arms
Holy Roman Empire Princes and CitiesBavaria (Duchy, later Electorate)Lion only (originally Palatinate)
Examples for the use of Heraldry
Further details
detail; the lion destroying the pagan books may be an allusion to the Bavarian arms
ARTIST/CREATOR
Gebhard, Otto (1703-1773)
DATE
1765
LOCATION
Regensburg, St. Rupert
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Christina Grimminger, Otto Gebhard (1703-1773), Leben und Werk des Prüfeninger Barockmalers, Regensburg 2000, pp. 221-224, no. F 30
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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