Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
BirkensteinSt. Mariae Verkündigung Paintings on the outsidePanel 3
GODS & MYTHS
Amoretti
Various activitiesHarvestingMiscellaneous
Saturn
Single figure Head not veiled, without wings, with scythe or sickle
Allegoriesof Death and Transience
Fates
Adaptations
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Science, technology and medicine
TechnologyMetallurgyIdentification and separation of MetalsTouchstones to identify metals
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Adam and Eve ParadiseTree of Knowledge of Good and Evil
Ecclesiasticus Ecclus 6:22: Quasi lapidis virtus probatio erit in illis, et non demorabuntur projicere illam (She shall be to them (the unlearned) as a mighty stone of trial, and they will cast her from them bef
Jonas (A.V. Jonah) Jonas disgorged by the sea-monster (2:11)
Virgin Mary
Iconography of the Virgin MaryMiraculous ImagesBirkensteinHistory of the PilgrimageThe priest who was reluctant to allow for public veneration of the statue falls ill, is miraculously healed, and begins building the chapel
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Death
Allegories Death cutting tree
Personifications Skeleton or half-rotten corpse Various activitiesCutting down a tree
Ways of dying Death averted
SOCIAL LIFE
Professions and trades
AgriculturalHarvestingHops
Further details
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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