Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
FürstenfeldbruckKloster Fürstenfeld Nave - VaultBay 1: Bernard's Visions of Christ and the Virgin Mary - Pentecost
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Geography
The earthContinentsFourCyclesFürstenfeldbruck, Kloster Fürstenfeld, Vault (Cosmas Damian Asam, 1731)
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Life of Christ
CyclesMural and ceiling paintingsFürstenfeldbruck, Kloster Fürstenfeld (together with Life of St Bernard, C. D. Asam, 1731)
Acts of the Apostles
Pentecost Virgin present With tongues of flame descending
Virgin Mary
Iconography of the Virgin MaryApparitionsto St Bernard of Clairvaux
Saints
Saints A - ZBernard of Clairvaux VitaEmbraced by crucified Chist (Amplexus)
Saints A - ZBernard of Clairvaux VitaBeing fed with the milk of the Virgin mary (Lactatio)Scene
Saints A - ZBernard of Clairvaux VitaCompleting the Salve Regina (in Speyer)
Saints A - ZBernard of Clairvaux VitaTouched by Christ's Blood
Saints A - ZBernard of Clairvaux CyclesFürstenfeldbruck, Kloster Fürstenfeld (together with New-Testament scenes, C. D. Asam, 1731)
Further details
This painting combines Pentecost with three visions of St Bernard - Embrace by a Crucifix, being fed with milk of the Virgin Mary (and, contrary to the sources, also hit by Christ's Blood), and an composing the last lines of the Salve Regina
ARTIST/CREATOR
Asam, Cosmas Damian (1686-1739) (and workshop)
DATE
1731
LOCATION
Fürstenfeldbruck, Kloster Fürstenfeld
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
5
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Corpus der barocken Deckenmalerei in Deutschland, vol. 4, Munich 1995, pp. 76-80, no. E
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of the parish
Contact
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