Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
BirkensteinSt. Mariae Verkündigung Painting at the entrance
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
1 Kings (A.V. I Samuel) David and Goliath (1 Kings 17) David kills Goliath with a sling (1 Kings 17:49)
Further details
The text mentions that David had collected five stones for his sling (1 Kings 17:40), the significance of this number is not clear
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
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