Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
BirkensteinSt. Mariae Verkündigung Painting at the entrance
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Ecclesiasticus Ecclus. 24:24: Ego mater pulchrae dilectionis et timoris et agnitionis et sanctae spei (I am the mother of fair love and of fear and of knowledge and of holy hope)
Miscellaneous
IntercessionThe Virgin Mary intercedes with the Trinity
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Virtues and Vices
Virtues TheologicalIndividualHope (Spes)
Further details
The texts in black read: Mother of Graces; To those who call to me here I shall grant my graces; the text in red reads: and of holy hope (Ecclus. 24:24)
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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