Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Helgoland
Lkr. Pinneberg

Schleswig-Holstein

Schulweg 648
(Nikolai-Kirche)

Sankt Nikolaus

Saint Nicholas

(4th century)
Bishop of Myra
(Wikipedia)
(artist?)

1970

Helgoland /  Sankt Nikolaus   Helgoland /  Sankt Nikolaus

Description

Stone statue of St. Nicholas with cross and book with three balls.

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:

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 54°10'58" E 7°53'5"

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