Statues - Hither & Thither

Spain
Cruce de Arinaga
(Agüimes)
Gran Canaria

Avenida Ansite 107
(Iglesia de San José Obrero)

San José Obrero

Saint Joseph Carpenter

(Hebrew יוֹסֵף, "Yosef"; Greek: Ἰωσήφ)
the husband of the Virgin Mary and the earthly father of Jesus Christ (in distinction to God, his "heavenly father")
(Wikipedia)
(artist?)

1960s?

Cruce de Arinaga /  San José Obrero   Cruce de Arinaga /  San José Obrero

Description

Statue of Saint Joseph with a large saw in his hands, placed in a niche of the Church of St. Joseph Carpenter.

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 27°52'37" W 15°25'35"

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