Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
BirkensteinSt. Mariae Verkündigung Paintings on the outsidePanel 1
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Jeremias (A.V. Jeremiah) Prophecy of exile and return (Hier. 11-12)Hier. 11:16: Olivam uberem, pulchram, fructiferam, speciosam (A plentiful olive tree, fair, fuitful, and beautiful)
Virgin Mary
Iconography of the Virgin MaryMiraculous ImagesBirkensteinHistory of the PilgrimagePilgrims come to pray at a Bildstock atop a large rock
Further details
It is not clear why this image was chosen, since there was no tree miracle occurring at the beginning of the pilgrimage
ARTIST/CREATOR
Weidinger, Johann Georg (active by 1761)
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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