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Skulpturen am Portal des Diözesanmuseums

Sculptures at the Portal of the Diocesan Museum


15th century?

Eichstätt /  Skulpturen am Portal des Diözesanmuseums   Eichstätt /  Skulpturen am Portal des Diözesanmuseums

Description

The late-gothic portal shows a crucifix in the tympan, with at the sides statues of:

Eichstätt - Skulpturen am Portal des Diözesanmuseums
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Eichstätt - Skulpturen am Portal des Diözesanmuseums
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  1. Sankt Richard von Wessex / Saint Richard the Pilgrim, brother-in-law of Saint Boniface (Archbishop of Mainz) and father of Saint Willibald (Bishop of Eichstätt), Saint Winnebald or Winibald (Abbot of Heidenheim) and Saint Walburga (Abbess of Heidenheim (Wikipedia), with crown and sceptre.
  2. St. Willibald - 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).

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Location (N 48°53'29" - E 11°11'3")

Item Code: deby367; Photograph: 9 October 2014
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