Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
BirkensteinSt. Mariae Verkündigung Sacristy
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Proverbs Banquets of Wisdom and Folly (Prov. 9:1-6, 13-18) Prov. 9:2: Immolavit victimas suas, miscuit vinum, et proposuit mensam suam (She hath slain her victims, mingled her wine, and set forth her table)
Life of Christ
Infancy AnnunciationEmblem CyclesBirkenstein, Chapel St. Mariae Verkündigung, Sacristy cupboards (3rd quarter 18th century, emblems on Annunciation and Incarnation)
Catechism (Creed, Pater noster, Sacraments, Works of Mercy etc)
7 Sacraments Eucharist Emblem cycles Birkenstein, Chapel St. Mariae Verkündigung, Sacristy cupboards (3rd quarter 18th century, emblems on Annunciation and Incarnation)
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
Religious objects or symbolsAltarset up for Mass
Religious objects or symbolsAltarwith altarpiece of the Virgin Mary
Religious objects or symbolsChalice
Religious objects or symbolsHost
Further details
The text beneath means 'God took flesh from the Virgin Mary in order to feed us in it with her flesh' (Augustine, Enarrationes in Psalmos, Ps. 98, para. 9), the text above may allude to Prov. 9:2 (proposuit mensam suam - (she hath) set forth her table)
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bavaria
DATE
3rd quarter 18th century
LOCATION
Birkenstein, St. Mariae Verkündigung
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
21
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