Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
PartenkirchenSt. AntonOctagon
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsFish, shellfish, and other marine creaturesOyster
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Saints
Saints A - ZAnthony of Padua (OFM) Emblem cyclesPartenkirchen, St. Anton (Holzer, 1736)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Emblems
Cycles (outside books)Wall and Ceiling PaintingsPartenkirchen, St. Anton (Holzer, 1736, Virtues of St Anthony)
Emblems, imprese and devices - catalogue
Insects and other InvertebratesBivalveContaining pearl
Further details
Lemma: Caute munus coeleste recondo; Dotes suas celando modestissimus. Emblem of Anthony's humility (like an oyster hiding a pearl and possibly the time spent as an hermit)
ARTIST/CREATOR
Holzer, Johann Evangelist (1709-1740)
DATE
1736
LOCATION
Partenkirchen, St. Anton
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Corpus der barocken Deckenmalerei in Deutschland, vol. 2, Munich 1981, p. 419, no. 5
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of the Franciscan monastery at St Anton
Contact
For comments or queries, please contact photographic.collect@sas.ac.uk