At the front façade of the Esculturas Iglesia Nuestra Señora de los Dolores is a 5 meter tall statue of Christ Pantocrator and five statues of 3.5 m high of:
flanked by wo angels.
- San Juan Evangelista / St. John the Evangelist, conventional name for the author of the Gospel of John - considered to be the same person as John the Apostle
- San Pedro / St. Peter (possibly died AD 67), apostle, featured prominently in the New Testament and the Acts of the Apostles. Patron saint of locksmiths and confessors. Usually depicted holding the keys to the Kingdom of Heaven in his hand. Peter is the first Pope
- San Pablo / St. Paul the Apostle, (c. 5 - c. 67 ), persecuted the early followers of Jesus before switching sides and seeking to join them. He was instrumental in creating the Christian Church. He is the protector of tent-makers, theologians and the ecclesiastical press and is depicted with a sword.
From left to right: An angel. St. John the Evangelist, St. Peter, St. Paul, and an angel.
The church was built by the Catalan architect Joan Margarit Serradell
- Juan Márquez Peñate (Las Palmas de GC 1903 - Las Palmas de GC 1980),
Sources & Information
Location N 28°6'42" W 15°25'44"
Item Code: esca236; Photograph: 9 January 2015
Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
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