Statues - Hither & Thither

France
Montluçon
Allier

Auvergne

Rue Saint-Nicolas
(Auberge du Grand Saint-Nicolas)

Saint Nicolas

Saint Nicholas

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

Montluçon /  Saint Nicolas   Montluçon /  Saint Nicolas

Description

Wrought iron sculpture of St. Nicholas with the three children, with the name "auberge de Gd. St. nicolas"

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

Tags

Location N 46°20'20" E 2°36'19"

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