Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
BirkensteinSt. Mariae Verkündigung Painting at the entrance
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Flora and Fauna
BirdsDove
BirdsFalcon or Buzzard
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Psalms Psalms 1-50 (Vulg.), 1-51 (AV) Psalm 30 (Vulg.), 31 (AV): In te, Domine, speravi
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Emblems
Cycles (outside books)Panel and Canvas PaintingsBirkenstein, Chapel St. Mariae Verkündigung, painting at entrance (Josef Grass, 1761, emblems and Biblical scenes on the Intercession of the Virgin Mary)
Further details
The text quotes a text close to Ps. 30:3: Be us a house of refuge (cf. Esto mihi ... in domum refugii)
ARTIST/CREATOR
Grass, Josef Franz Xaver (born 1737, died 1788-1789)
DATE
1761
LOCATION
Birkenstein, St. Mariae Verkündigung
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of the shrine administration
Contact
For comments or queries, please contact photographic.collect@sas.ac.uk