Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
DillingenSt. Mariae Himmelfahrt (Studienkirche) Nave - vaultNE section - Europe
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Geography
The earthContinents FourCyclesDillingen, Studienkirche (Jesuit saints in four continents, Thomas Christian Scheffler, 1751) → Europe
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Virgin Mary
Devotions to the Virgin Mary Sodalities of Our Lady (Congregationes de B.M.V.) Generic
Saints
Saints A - ZFrancis Borgia (SJ) Various activitiesInstructing members of a Sodality of Mary
Groups of Saints Saints from the same orderJesuitsDillingen, Studienkirche (Jesuit saints on the four continents, Thomas Christian Scheffler, 1751)Europe
Further details
The facial features suggest identification of the saint instructing the youths (probably a nascent Sodality of Mary) with St Francis Borgia, although it is not clear why he should be connected with them
ARTIST/CREATOR
Scheffler, Thomas Christian (or Christoph Thomas, born 1699 or 1700, died 1756)
DATE
1751
LOCATION
Dillingen (Donau), St. Mariae Himmelfahrt (Studienkirche)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
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RELATIONS
Database 'Erdteilallegorien'
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of the parish
Contact
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