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(St. Nicolai-Kirche)

Westportal der Nicolai-Kirche

Western portal of the Nicolai Church


Medieval

Stralsund /  Westportal der Nicolai-Kirche   Stralsund /  Westportal der Nicolai-Kirche

Description

West portal of the St. Nicolai church with wooden sculpture including statues of saints and angels, around a quotation of the Book of Genesis 28:17: "Here is nothing else than the House of God and here is the Gate of Heaven":

Stralsund - Westportal der Nicolai-Kirche
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Stralsund - Westportal der Nicolai-Kirche
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Stralsund - Westportal der Nicolai-Kirche
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  1. At the top: St. Nicholas
  2. Bottom right: Angel with Arma Christi and putto with latter and tablet with quotation of the Epistle to the Romans 3:28.
  3. Bottom left: Angel with anchor an putto with ladder and the Ten Commandments.

Tags

Location (N 54°18'55" - E 13°5'26")

Item Code: demv052; Photograph: 3 August 2016
Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
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