Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
BirkensteinSt. Mariae Verkündigung Chancel - right wallRow 3: Holy Kindred
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Saints
Saints A - ZAnne, mother of the Virgin Mary Single figure
Saints A - ZAnne, mother of the Virgin Mary St Anne as intercessorAs patron of miners
Holy Kindred
Further details
Coal mining took place a few miles north of Birkenstein, although it only became a larger industry in the 19th century
ARTIST/CREATOR
Fröhlich, Josef Anton (active by c1765) (attributed)
DATE
circa 1765
LOCATION
Birkenstein, St. Mariae Verkündigung
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of the shrine administration
Contact
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