Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
BirkensteinSt. Mariae Verkündigung Paintings on the outsidePanel 3
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
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
Ways of dying Death averted
Further details
This detail shows the sick priest, with the approaching death being pulled back by an angel who sets the clock back
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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