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Bartošovice v Orlických horách
Královéhradecký kraj

in front of the church

Sousoší Kalvárie

Calvary

Calvary or Golgotha was the site, outside of ancient Jerusalems early first century walls, at which the crucifixion of Jesus occurred. In religius sculpture, a calvary is a type of monumental public crucifix with two or more adjoining statues
(Wikipedia)
Johan Herman
1793

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Description

Stone statue of the crucifixion with St. Mary with a sword in her breast (the fifth sorrow of Mary, Mary Sees Jesus Die on the Cross, "the sword pierced your soul") and St. John the Apostle at the foot of the cross. On the front of the pedestal a relief of Jesus at a well.

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Inscription(s)

barbara vidva
post def ant kravse
ĉdificari
fecit
1793
Renovirt
1862
Franz Saliger
1891

Signature

Joh. Herman

Sculptor

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Location (N 50°9'50" - E 16°32'55")

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