Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
AldersbachPortenkapelle
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Life of Christ
Infancy Circumcision
Virgin Mary
Iconography of the Virgin MarySorrows of the Virgin MarySeven Sorrows - VariantsAldersbach, Portenkapelle (Matthaeus Günther, 1767, with Circumcision instead of Simeon and Christ taking Leave instead of the Entombment)
Further details
This image shows the Circumcision, but the priest adressing Mary and the Sword piercing her breast, as well as perhaps the candles held by the Acolytes, allude to the Presentation in the Temple.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Günther, Matthäus (1705-1788)
DATE
1767
LOCATION
Aldersbach, Portenkapelle
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of the parish
Contact
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