The Life of Mary, Johann Wenzel Bergl 1758/1759 - Klein-Mariazell

The Bohemian-Austrian baroque painter Johann Wenzel Bergl (1719-1789 ) created not only his first large, independent, but also his sacred main work .

In the collegiate church (today's basilica), according to its purpose as a pilgrimage church of Mary, he painted a comprehensive cycle of frescoes on the life of Mary and four large altarpieces in 1758 and 1759 .

Walk in the footsteps of Mary, beginning with the temple walk and ending with the glorious coronation above the presbytery.

Informative boards let immerse yourself in the colorful and cheerful, but always pious and devout imagery of the Bohemian master.

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