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France
Altorf
Bas-Rhin

Alsace

Place Saint-Cyriaque
(Abbatiale Saint-Cyriaque)

Tympan - Christ en gloire

Tympan - Christ in Majesty

Eugène Dock
1886

Altorf /  Tympan - Christ en gloire   Altorf /  Tympan - Christ en gloire

Description

Sandstone tympan showing a relief of Christ in Majesty: Christ is seated on a throne as ruler of the world, placed in a mandorla, and flanked by Saint Mary and Saint Benoît (Saint Benedict) to the left, and Pope Leo IX and Saint Cyriaque (Saint Cyriacus) to the right.

Altorf - Tympan

Annotation

Dock's relief replaces the original which was destroyed during the Revolution in 1791.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Country: France
  • Benedict of Nursia, St.
  • Christ in Majesty
  • Cyriacus, St.
  • Dock, Eugène
  • Leo IX (Pope), St.
  • Mary, St.
  • Tympan
  • Location (N 48°31'22" - E 7°31'48")

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