Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
DillingenSt. Mariae Himmelfahrt (Studienkirche) Nave - vaultNW section - America
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Saints
Saints A - ZInĂ¡cio de Azevedo and companions (SJ) LifeKilled by Huguenot pirates on their way to Brasil
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Death
Ways of dying Drowning
Further details
The martyrs were only beatified in the 19th century. Confusingly, the painting does not clearly differentiate between the ship of the pirates and the ship fo the Jesuits (sails and crucifix must belong to the latter)
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
For comments or queries, please contact photographic.collect@sas.ac.uk