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 CyclesStations of the CrossBirkenstein, Chapel St. Mariae Verkündigung (Josef Grass and Georg Zelger, c1780, incomplete, with emblems)Stations 5 and 6
Further details
Inspired by Stations of the Cross from St Peter's in Munich (Heinrich Karth, 1776). God gives a cross to the man on the right, quoting Mt. 11:30 - he seems to give a statue to the left man, the text 'Sehe mich durch Betrachtung ... mein Herz' could not be identified
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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