Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
RottenbuchSt. Mariae Geburt Nave - VaultLarge paintings
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Saints
Church FathersAugustine LifeDeath during the Siege of Hippo
Church FathersAugustine CyclesRottenbuch, St. Mariae Geburt (Matthäus Günther, 1737-1742)
Church FathersAugustine Allegorical imagesAugustine's soul received by the Virtues
The Soul
Soul carried up to heaven
The Church
Church History Heretics GeneralHeretical books torched by Caritas
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Virtues and Vices
Virtues TheologicalCyclesSingle image
Virtues TheologicalVirtues performing actionsCaritas burning heretical books
Allegories and personifications A-Z
Divine Wisdom (Sapientia Divina)
Further details
Detail; the Corpus identifies the virtue behind Caritas as Divina Sapientia
ARTIST/CREATOR
Günther, Matthäus (1705-1788)
DATE
1741 - 1742
LOCATION
Rottenbuch, St. Mariae Geburt
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
17
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Corpus der barocken Deckenmalerei in Deutschland, vol. 1, Munich 1976, pp. 479, 481, 493, no. C
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of the parish
Contact
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