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Bronzetüre am Hauptportal des Domes

Bronze Doors at the Main Portal of the Cathedral

Scenic reliefs from the life of Jesus
Otto Lessing
Bronzegießerei Gladenbeck (Friedrichshagen bei Berlin)
1903-1906

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Description

The three bronze doors in the main portal have each two panels with scenes from the life if Jesus.

Berlin - Bronzetüre am Hauptportal des Domes
1903
Berlin - Bronzetüre am Hauptportal des Domes
left: iesus in gespræch mit nikodemus. iohannes 3/16 (Jesus in conversation with Nicodemus)
Berlin - Bronzetüre am Hauptportal des Domes
right: iesus bei maria und martha. lukas 10/42 (Jesus with Mary and Martha)
Berlin - Bronzetüre am Hauptportal des Domes
1904
Berlin - Bronzetüre am Hauptportal des Domes
left: iesus und die iünger von emaus. lukas 24/30 (Jesus and the disciples by Emmaus)
Berlin - Bronzetüre am Hauptportal des Domes
right: iesus erscheint maria magdalena. iohannes 20/16 (Jesus appears to Mary Magdalene)
Berlin - Bronzetüre am Hauptportal des Domes
1906
Berlin - Bronzetüre am Hauptportal des Domes
left: iesus helft dem sinkenden petrus. mattheus 14/30 (Jesus helps the sinking Petrus)
Berlin - Bronzetüre am Hauptportal des Domes
right: iesus erweckt die tochter iairi. markus 5/41 (Jesus awakens the daughter of Jairus.)

Signature

otto lessing fec. 1903, 1904, 1906 resp.
left: stiftung von felix schulze 1903 fabrikbesitzer
center: ...[pint]sch - julius pintsch - 1903 geheimer kommerzienrat
all three doors: akt. ges. vorm. h. gladenbeck u. sohn berlin-friedrichshagen

Sculptures at the Berlin Cathedral

The Berlin Cathedral has an extensive sculpture program which is shown on this website in seven different pages.

We visited the Cathedral on 31 August 2022. Because of construction works it was not possible to make photos of several of the statues.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Bronze door
  • Gladenbeck (Friedrichshagen bei Berlin), Bronzegießerei
  • Jairus' daughter
  • Jesus
  • Lessing, Otto
  • Martha of Bethany
  • Mary (sister of Martha)
  • Mary Magdalene, St.
  • Nicodemus, St.
  • Peter, St.
  • Locatie (N 52°31'8" - E 13°24'2") (Satellite view: Google Maps)

    Item Code: debe114; Photograph: 31 August 2022
    Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
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