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Willibald Fountain

Saint Willibald of Eichstätt
prob. Wessex c. 700 - Eichstätt 787 or 788
bishop of Eichstätt; brother of Saint Winibald and Saint Walburga, and through his mother related to Saint Boniface, who ordained him to the priesthood and episcopacy
(Wikipedia)
Hans Krumpper
1625/28

Eichstätt /  Willibaldsbrunnen   Eichstätt /  Willibaldsbrunnen

Description

Bronze statue of Bishop Willibald, with staff and mitre, making a blessing gesture. The statue is on top of a column in a fountain basin, dating from 1695. On the column is the coat of arms of Johann Euchar Schenk von Castell (bishop 1685-1697) and three tekst shields.

Eichstätt - Willibaldsbrunnen Eichstätt - Willibaldsbrunnen

Inscription(s)

divo
wilibal.
do
patri
et
patrono
patriae

hvnc
mortalis
vitæ font
vt bono
pvblico
perenne
flvat

io. euchari.
episcopvs
eystett:
posvit.
a° salvte
m.dc.xcv

Eichstätt - Willibaldsbrunnen

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Location (N 48°53'36" - E 11°11'2")

Item Code: deby351; Photograph: 9 October 2014
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