Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Bernkastel-Kues
Lkr. Bernkastel-Wittlich

Rheinland-Pfalz

Cusanusstraße 2
(St. Nikolaus Hospital)

Sankt Nikolaus

Saint Nicholas

(4th century)
Bishop of Myra
(Wikipedia)

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Bernkastel-Kues /  Sankt Nikolaus   Bernkastel-Kues /  Sankt Nikolaus

Description

Polychrome statue of St. Nicholas with three children in a barrel above the entrance of the Cusanusstif.

Saint Nicholas Legends

Saint Nicholas is depicted as a bishop, wearing the insignia of this dignity: a red bishop's cloak, a red miter and a bishop's crozier. Attributes often refer to two of the most famous legends:

Tags

Location N 49°54'58" E 7°4'16"

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