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Sankt Walburga und Sankt Willibald

Saint Walpurga and Saint Willibald

Wieland Graf
1994/95

Eichstätt /  Sankt Walburga und Sankt Willibald   Eichstätt /  Sankt Walburga und Sankt Willibald

Description

Two wooden statues near the Frauenbergkapelle:

Eichstätt - Sankt Walburga und Sankt Willibald
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Eichstätt - Sankt Walburga und Sankt Willibald
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  1. 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).
  2. St. Walburga / Saint Walpurga (England c. 710- Heidenheim 779) English missionary to the Frankish Empire; abbess of the monastery in Heidenheim Germany; sister of Sts. Willibald and Winebald
    (Wikipedia).

Signature

(Willibald) monogram 19 +WG 94
(Walpurga) monogram 19 +WG 95

Sculptor

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Location (N 48°53'10" - E 11°10'44")

Item Code: deby380; Photograph: 11 October 2014
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