Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
BirkensteinSt. Mariae Verkündigung Paintings on the outsidePanel 2
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Jeremias (A.V. Jeremiah) Calling Vision (Hier. 1) The rod watching and the burning cauldron (Hier. 1:11-13)
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 detail apparently shows the donour of the new altarpiece in the parish church (as shown by the bags of money labelled 'Mary' and 'altar' venerating the watching rod, thus the miraculous image of Mary waiting for the right time to emerge
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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