Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Frankfurt am Main
Stadt Frankfurt am Main

Hessen

Römerberg 9
(Alte Nikolaikirche)

Fassadenfiguren Alte Nikolaikirche

Façade sculptures of the Old St. Nicholas Church


13th century (?)

Frankfurt am Main /  Fassadenfiguren Alte Nikolaikirche   Frankfurt am Main /  Fassadenfiguren Alte Nikolaikirche

Description

The old St. Nicholaschurch show a few small sculptures:
  1. Tympan above the entrance at Römerberg: St. Mary with Child
  2. Statue in a niche at the northwest corner: probably St. Nicholas
  3. Early-gothic tympanum in the western wall: sitting saint Nicholas
  4. Early-gothic tympanum in the southern wall: sitting saint.

Frankfurt am Main - Fassadenfiguren Alte Nikolaikirche
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Frankfurt am Main - Fassadenfiguren Alte Nikolaikirche
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Frankfurt am Main - Fassadenfiguren Alte Nikolaikirche
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Frankfurt am Main - Fassadenfiguren Alte Nikolaikirche
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Tags

Location N 50°6'35" E 8°40'56"

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Item Code: dehs194; Photograph: 28 September 2014
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