Frankfurt am Main
Stadt Frankfurt am Main
Calvary on St. Peters Churchyard
Calvary or Golgotha was the site, outside of ancient Jerusalems early first century walls, at which the crucifixion of Jesus occurred. In religius sculpture, a calvary is a type of monumental public crucifix with two or more adjoining statues
Hans Backoffen & Edwin Hüller
1509/10 (copy 1980)
Sandstone calvary scene: a crucifix with at the foot St. John the Apostle and St. Mary.
The original is in the Historical Museum. In 1911 a copy was made by Hermann Jeß, which was damaged in World War II. The present copy dates from 1980 and was made by Edwin Hüller.
- Hans Backoffen (Sulzbach c. 1470 - Mainz 1519),
- Edwin Hüller (Hochgarth 1919 - Frankfurt am Main 2009),
Sources & Information
- Frankfurt, Kunst im öffentlichen Raum, Innenstadt.
- Friedrich Wilhelm Battenberg, Die alte und neue Peterskirche zu Frankfurt am Main (Leipzig; Frankfurt am Main, 1895).
Location (N 50°7'0" - E 8°41'2")
Item Code: dehs231; Photograph: 28 September 2014
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