Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
BirkensteinSt. Mariae Verkündigung Painting at the entrance
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Joseph Joseph and Pharaoh (Gen. 41)In the years of dearth, Pharaoh sends the Egyptians to Joseph (Ite ad Joseph), who opens the storehouses (Gen. 41:54-57)
Proverbs Praise of Wisdom (Prov. 7-8) Prov. 8:15: Per me reges regnant (By me kings reign)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Emblems, imprese and devices - catalogue
Celestial bodiesSunSun giving light to moon
Celestial bodiesMoonMoon receiving light from sun
Further details
The text of the right image (Reign through me) is based on Proverbs, the image shows the moon receiving light from the sun
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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