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