Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
BirkensteinSt. Mariae Verkündigung Paintings on the outsidePanel 2
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Jacob Jacob's dream of the ladder (Gen. 28:11-22)Jacob sees in his dream the angels ascending and descending the ladder (Gen. 28:12-15)
Wisdom (A.V. Wisdom of Solomon)Sap. 10:17: (Sapientia ..) et in luce stellarum per noctem (she was to them ... for the light of stars by night)
Jeremias (A.V. Jeremiah) Calling Vision (Hier. 1) The rod watching and the burning cauldron (Hier. 1:11-13)
Zacharias (A.V. Zechariah) God's promise to live with Israel (Quia ecce ego venio, et habitabo in medio tui, Sing praise, and rejoice; for behold I come, and I will dwell in the midst of thee, Zach. 2:10)
Zacharias (A.V. Zechariah) Vision of the High Priest Jesus (Zach. 3) God puts before the High Priest Jesus a stone with seven eyes (Zach. 3:9)
Life of Christ
Ministry ParablesThe talents (Lc. 19:11-26)The third servant hiding his one talent
Virgin Mary
Iconography of the Virgin MaryMiraculous ImagesBirkensteinHistory of the PilgrimageA priest dreams of the Virgin Mary promising her graces at the Birkenstein, two men had similar dreams - a new altar of the Virgin is built in the parish church, the donour receives the old statue
SOCIAL LIFE
Professions and trades
AgriculturalCowherd
Pastimes
Sleeping
Further details
At the left of the central scene dream of the priest, at the right the priest and two men discovering that they had similar dreams, in the centre the donour of the new altar in the parish church carrying the old statue home
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
For comments or queries, please contact photographic.collect@sas.ac.uk