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)
Images of Christ
Sacred monogram (IHS)
Virgin Mary
SymbolsMonogram
SymbolsImmaculate heartNot pierced, burning
Saints
ApostlesPaul Epistles of PaulAd RomanosRom. 1:3: De Filio suo, qui factus est ei ex semine David secundum carnem (Concerning his Son, who was made to him of the seed of David, according to the flesh)
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
Domestic toolsSeal and sealing wax
Further details
A stick of sealing wax (with the monogram of the Virgin Mary) is heated above Mary's burning heart, the seal with the monogram of Christ is printed onto the seal. The text below reads 'Here Love is operating'.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bavaria
DATE
3rd quarter 18th century
LOCATION
Birkenstein, St. Mariae Verkündigung
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
12
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of the shrine administration
Contact
For comments or queries, please contact photographic.collect@sas.ac.uk