Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
BertoldshofenSt. Michael Choir - Wallsright wall
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsHorseTools for using horsesBridle
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis The Fall and Expulsion Expulsion from EdenWith an angel but no gate
Judges Gideon (Jud. 6-8) Miracle of the fleece (Jud. 6:37-40)Dew falls on the fleece but not on the surrounding earth (Jud. 6:37)
Angels
Angelic hierarchy Archangels MichaelAttributesScales
Angelic hierarchy Cherubim AttributesFlaming sword
Angelic hierarchy Nine Choirs of Angels - CyclesBertoldshofen, St. Michael (Anton Wenzeslaus Haffe and Matthias Wolcker, 1733)
Angelic hierarchy Seraphim
Angelic hierarchy Thrones
Angelic hierarchy Principalities (Principatus)
Angelic hierarchy Angels
Attributes
Further details
Probably attributes of the Choirs of Angels - top row: flaming sword: Cherubim, burning heart: Seraphim, canopy: Thrones, bottom row: scales: Michael (Archangels), coronet: Principalities, staff: probably angels, Middle row: unclear, it contains inter alia Gideon's Fleece and a horse's bridle
ARTIST/CREATOR
Wolcker, Matthias (active 1731, died 1742)
DATE
1733
LOCATION
Bertoldshofen, St. Michael
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of the parish
Contact
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