Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
PuchSt. SebastianNave - Vault
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 2:16: Sponsa: Dilectus meus mihi, et ego illi, qui pascitur inter lilia (Bride: My beloved to me, and I to him who feedeth amongst the lilies, similar Cant. 6:2)
Saints
Saints A - ZEdigna of Puch Emblem CyclesPuch, St. Sebastian (partially emblematic, partially typological,perhaps not all images mean Edigna)
Typology and Prophecy
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Cantica Canticorum Cant. 2:16: Dilectus meus mihi, et ego illi, qui pascitur inter liliaType for St Edigna as a hermitess
Hagiographic Scenes with biblical modelsEdigna Edigna as a hermitesswith Cant. 2:16: Dilectus meus mihi, et ego illi, qui pascitur inter lilia
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Coats-of-Arms
France Royal Arms of France and France-Navarre
Examples for the use of Heraldry
Emblems, imprese and devices - catalogue
FlowersLilyContrasted with Fleurs-de-lis
Further details
The image contrasts the fleur-de-lis, the heraldic lilies of France, with the lilies of the Song of Songs to signify how Edigna gave up her life as French Princess to become a hermitess
ARTIST/CREATOR
Krenauer, Joseph (active 1703, died 1738) (attributed)
DATE
circa 1730
LOCATION
Puch, St. Sebastian
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Corpus der barocken Deckenmalerei in Deutschland, vol. 4, Munich 1995, p. 226, 228, no. A3
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of the parish
Contact
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