Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
DillingenSt. Mariae Himmelfahrt (Studienkirche) Chapel n4 (SS Luigi Gonzaga and Stanislaus)
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Virgin Mary
Virgin and Child With symbolic objectsSceptre with triangle (held by Mary)
SymbolsSymbols taken from the Litany of Loreto Sedes sapientiae (Seat of wisdom)
Saints
Groups of Saints Patron Saints of ProfessionsPatrons of academic subjects (not University Faculties)Dillingen, Studienkirche, side chapels (Christoph Thomas Scheffler, Saints with depictions of the Virgin Mary)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Allegories and personifications A-Z
Divine Wisdom (Sapientia Divina)
Further details
Mary holds the sceptre with a triangle that is a usual attribute of the Sapientia Divina
ARTIST/CREATOR
Scheffler, Thomas Christian (or Christoph Thomas, born 1699 or 1700, died 1756)
DATE
1750 - 1751
LOCATION
Dillingen (Donau), St. Mariae Himmelfahrt (Studienkirche)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of the parish
Contact
For comments or queries, please contact photographic.collect@sas.ac.uk