Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
BirkensteinSt. Mariae Verkündigung Paintings on the outsidePanel 2
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
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)
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
Further details
This image probably signifies the Virgin Mary showing herself in dreams during the night (two other biblical quotations seem to be only vaguely connected to the image)
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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