Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
BirkensteinSt. Mariae Verkündigung Paintings on the outsidePanel 1
GODS & MYTHS
Worship of Pagan Gods
Pagan gods contrasted with Christian images
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Virgin Mary
Iconography of the Virgin MaryMiraculous ImagesBirkensteinHistory of the PilgrimagePilgrims come to pray at a Bildstock atop a large rock
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Allegories and personifications A-Z
World
Further details
The idol is attribute of an allegory that probably stands for the world and is struck by lighting, as a contrast, a shepherd in prayer and angels helping with the harvest appear above
ARTIST/CREATOR
Weidinger, Johann Georg (active by 1761)
DATE
1761
LOCATION
Birkenstein, St. Mariae Verkündigung
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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