Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
BirkensteinSt. Mariae Verkündigung Paintings on the outsidePanel 5
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Exodus The Tabernacle God shows Moses templates of the tabernacle (Exod. 26:30)
Ezechiel (A.V. Ezekiel) Vision of the Temple (Ez. 40-48) The water coming forth from the Temple (Ez. 47:1-12)Ezechiel sees water coming out of the right-hand side of the Temple (Ez. 47:1 - liturgical paraphrase: Vidi aquam egredientem de templo a latere dextro)
Virgin Mary
Iconography of the Virgin MaryMiraculous ImagesBirkensteinHistory of the PilgrimageIn 1710, the provost of Fischbachau laid the first stone for the new church in the shape of the Holy House of Loreto, replacing the original chapel
Further details
Here, the earthly Tabernacle is shown, but the quotation refers to its heavenly template - which is also alluded to in the scene form Wisdom on the left side of this painting
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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