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Baden-Württemberg

Münsterplatz
(Münster Unserer Lieben Frau)

Heiligenstatuen am Münster

Saint Statues at the Cathedral

Hans Baur
1855-63

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Description

Main portal

Three statues of cathedral's patron saints above the main door, sculpted by Hans Bauer

Konstanz - Heiligenstatuen am Münster

  1. St. Konrad von Konstanz / St. Conrad of Constance (c. 900-975), bishop of Konstanz, 934-975 (Wikipedia).
  2. St. Mary with child.
  3. St. Pelagius von Konstanz / St. Pelagius of Constance (3rd century), child martyr put to death in Pannonia during the persecution of Roman Emperor Numerian (Wikipedia).

North portal

Tympanum and two statues

Konstanz - Heiligenstatuen am Münster Konstanz - Heiligenstatuen am Münster Konstanz - Heiligenstatuen am Münster

  1. Tympanum "Christus ruft die Mühseligen und Beladenen" (Venite ad me)
  2. Bernhard II. von Baden/ Bernhard II, Margrave of Baden-Baden (Baden-Baden 1428/29 - Moncalieri near Turin 1458), second son of Margrave Jacob of Baden, beatified by the Roman Catholic Church in 1769 (Wikipedia).
  3. St. Gebhard von Konstanz / St. Gebhard of Constance (Bregenz 949 - Konstanz 995), bishop of Konstanz, 979-995 (Wikipedia).

Entrance of annex building

Konstanz - Heiligenstatuen am Münster

  1. St. Mary with child.

South portal

Konstanz - Heiligenstatuen am Münster

8.-10. Three statues of female saints above the entrance door.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Baur, Hans
  • Bernhard II Margrave of Baden-Baden
  • Christ
  • Conrad of Constance, St.
  • Façade with statues (church)
  • Gebhard of Constance, St.
  • Mary with Child
  • Pelagius of Constance, St.
  • Tympanum
  • Location (N 47°39'47" - E 9°10'32")

    Item Code: debw290; Photograph: 3 October 2014
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