Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
InchenhofenSt. Leonhard ChancelHigh Altar
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Virgin Mary
SymbolsSymbols taken neither from the Bible nor the Litany of LoretoStella maris (Star of the Sea, related to Jerome's interpretation of the name Mary)
SymbolsSymbols taken from the Litany of Loreto Stella matutina (Morning star)
Further details
The star can refer both to the 'Stella maris' and the 'Stella matutina'
ARTIST/CREATOR
Wiest, Anton (active c1750 in Schrobenhausen)
DATE
1756
LOCATION
Inchenhofen, St. Leonhard
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of the parish
Contact
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