Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
BirkensteinSt. Mariae Verkündigung Sacristy
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Life of Christ
Infancy AnnunciationEmblem CyclesBirkenstein, Chapel St. Mariae Verkündigung, Sacristy cupboards (3rd quarter 18th century, emblems on Annunciation and Incarnation)
Saints
ApostlesPaul Epistles of PaulAd PhilippensesPhil. 2:7: Inventus est homo (in habit found as a man)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Emblems
Cycles (outside books)Panel and Canvas PaintingsBirkenstein, Chapel St. Mariae Verkündigung, Sacristy cupboards (3rd quarter 18th century, primary on the incarnations, many images show liturgical objects, probably fragment of a larger series)
Emblems, imprese and devices - catalogue
Plants and Trees Grafting of trees
Religious objects or symbolsClothing of a novice
Fire and LightIgniting a Stick of wood by touching a flame with it
Further details
This composition has no number, it combines three emblems: Mary as match ignited by the Trinity (no lemma), Clothing of a monk (with Phil. 2:7 as lemma above), and a grafted tree (lemma beneath: He remained what He was and became what He had not been before, cf. Benedictus Antiphon for Jan 1)
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bavaria
DATE
3rd quarter 18th century
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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