Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
AugsburgDom MarienkapelleDome - Zodiac signs
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac PiscesSingle figureOne fish only
Constellations Zodiac CyclesMultiple imagesZodiac only - not in calendars or linked to the Months → Augsburg, Dom, Marienkapelle (Bergmüller, 1721, zodiac and the Virgin Mary)
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsFish, shellfish, and other marine creaturesLight-emitting fish
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Emblems
Cycles (outside books)Wall and Ceiling PaintingsAugsburg, Dom, Marienkapelle (Johann Georg Bergmüller, 1721, Zodiac and the Virgin Mary)
Emblems, imprese and devices - catalogue
Celestial bodiesZodiac
Fishes and AmphibiansLight-emitting fish
Further details
Largely destroyed in World War II, reconstructed in 1987-1988 based on prints by Hieronymus Sperling in Bergmüller's 1723 Anthropometria; Lemma: In tenebris nunquam
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bergmüller, Johann Georg (1688-1762)
DATE
1721
LOCATION
Augsburg, Dom
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Denis A. Chevalley, Der Dom zu Augsburg (Die Kunstdenkmäler von Bayern, NS 1), Munich 1995, p. 339
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RELATIONS
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek (Copy in the Anthropometria)
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of the Summus Custos of the Cathedral
Contact
For comments or queries, please contact photographic.collect@sas.ac.uk