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Het monument van de Torenbouwer - Pieter Appelmans

Monument of The Tower Builder - Pieter Appelmans

Pieter Appelmans (1373-1434) was one of the architects of the Cathedral of Our Lady, Antwerp, together with his father Jan Appelmans.
(Wikipedia)
Jef Lambeaux

1906

Antwerpen /  Het monument van de Torenbouwer - Pieter Appelmans   Antwerpen /  Het monument van de Torenbouwer - Pieter Appelmans

Description

Statue group of four persons with Architect Appelmans at the top.

Inscription(s)

aan bovwmeester
APPELMANS

Information Sign

ter vereeringhe van
PIETER APPELMANS
ende van sine ambachtsghesellen
die dese kercke hebben ghebovwt,
maecte jef lambeaux dit constwerck.
het werd deser stede ter vprechtinghe ghesconcken
van a. van den nest, den scepene,
van e. van averbeke, den bovmeestere, ghescickt,
ende onthvlt van onsen hooghedelen here den coninc
LEOPOLD III,
desen 12sten van meye, in den jare onses heeren 1935,
vp den dach syner blyde incomste.

Annotation

The sculpture group is in 1935 moved to the present location.

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 51°13'12" E 4°24'1"

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