Statues - Hither & Thither

France
Éguisheim
Haut-Rhin

Alsace

Place du Château Saint-Léon 4
(Chapelle Saint-Léon)

Pape Léon IX

Pope Leo IX

born Bruno of Eguisheim-Dagsburg (Éguisheim 1002 - Rome 1054)
Pope from 1049-1054
(Wikipedia)
(artist?)
1888/94

Éguisheim /  Pape Léon IX   Éguisheim /  Pape Léon IX

Description

Stone statue in a niche above the entrance of the chapel.

Annotation

The chapel is built at the birth place of pope Leo IX (although Éguisheim as his birth place is disputed) by Mgr Pierre-Paul Stumpf, bishop of Strasbourg (and born in 'Eguisheim) between 1888 and 1894.

Sculptor

Tags

Location (N 48°2'33" - E 7°18'21")

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