Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
BirkensteinSt. Mariae Verkündigung Stations of the Cross
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Life of Christ
Ministry Teaching'Tollite iugum meum super vos ... Iugum meum enim suave' (Take up my yoke upon you ... for my yoke is sweet), Mt. 11:29-30)
Passion Way to CalvaryChrist carrying the crossChrist uprightWithout Veronica → With Simon of Cyrene
Passion Way to CalvaryChrist carrying the crossChrist uprightWith Veronica
Passion CyclesStations of the CrossBirkenstein, Chapel St. Mariae Verkündigung (Josef Grass and Georg Zelger, c1780, incomplete, with emblems)Stations 5 and 6
Catechism (Creed, Pater noster, Sacraments, Works of Mercy etc)
8 Beatitudes Beati mites (Blessed are the meek, Mt. 5:4)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Allegories and personifications A-Z
Contemplation (Contemplatio)
Gentleness (Mansuetudo)
Further details
Inspired by Stations of the Cross from St Peter's in Munich (Heinrich Karth, 1776)
ARTIST/CREATOR
Grass, Josef Franz Xaver (born 1737, died 1788-1789) and Zelger, Georg (active by c1780)
DATE
circa 1780
LOCATION
Birkenstein, St. Mariae Verkündigung
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of the shrine administration
Contact
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