Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
AugsburgDom MarienkapelleDome - Seasons and lantern
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Time
Seasons Cycles1721 - Hans Georg Bergmüller and Francesco de Gabrieli (Augsburg, Dom, Marienkapelle, Seasons and Marian feasts)
Seasons Individual Autumn
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 2:13: Sponsus: Ficus protulit grossos suos ... Surge, amica mea ... (Bridegroom: The fig tree hath put forth her green figs ... Arise, my love ...) First part of verse: Ficus protulit grossos suos, vineae florentes dederunt odorem suum (The fig tree hath put forth her green figs: the vines in flower yield their sweet smell)
Virgin Mary
Life of the Virgin Birth of the Virgin Virgin being or about to be washed
Devotions to the Virgin Mary Feasts of the Virgin Mary - CyclesAugsburg, Dom, Marienkapelle (Johann Georg Bergmüller, 1721, Marian feasts in the Four Seasons)
Further details
Largely destroyed in World War II, reconstructed in 1987-1988 based on prints by Hieronymus Sperling in Bergmüller's 1723 Anthropometria
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, pp. 335-338
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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