Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
EichstättMaria-Hilf-Kapelle Nave - vault
PORTRAITS
Aristocrats
Holy Roman Empire CountsSchenk von CastellMarquard Willibald Anton Schenk Graf von Castell (1700-1757, 1736 Oberstallmeister to the Bishop of Eichstätt)
Clerics
Monks and friarsTröster, Augustin OSB (1703-1751, Monk of St Emmeram in Regensburg, 1735 parish priest of St Walburga in Eichstätt)
Provosts and CanonsEichstätt, CathedralReinach, Philipp Anton Freiherr von (186-1750, 1722 Canon of Eichstätt, 1748 Dean)
Archbishops and Bishops by DioceseEichstätt (Diocese) Johann Anton II. von Freyberg (1674-1757, Bishop of Eichstätt 1736)
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Virgin Mary
Iconography of the Virgin MaryMiraculous ImagesInnsbruck, Mariahilf
SymbolsSymbols taken neither from the Bible nor the Litany of LoretoFountain (with persons receiving the water)
Devotions to the Virgin Mary Illustrations of prayers or hymns to the Virgin MaryAve, maris stella
Further details
The image alludes to a miraculous well in front of the church. At the left-hand side benefactors of the rebuilding, from left Count Castell, Dom Augustin Tröster, Bishop Johann Anton, Canon von Reinach
ARTIST/CREATOR
Franz, Johann Michael (1715-1793)
DATE
1744
LOCATION
Eichstätt, Maria-Hilf-Kapelle
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Corpus der barocken Deckenmalerei in Deutschland, vol. 13, Munich 2008, p. 178, no.
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of the parish
Contact
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