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Kr. Viersen

Nordrhein-Westfalen

Thomasstraße 20
(Kurkölnische Landesburg)

Thomas von Kempen (Thomas á Kempis)

Kempen c.1380 - Zwolle 1471
Late Medieval Catholic monk and probable author of The Imitation of Christ.
(Wikipedia)
artist unknown
1863?

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Description

Stone statue in the façade of the castle.

Annotation

Thomas von Kempen is depicted with a book, titled De Imitat. Christi, in his hand.

The castle was from 1863 to 1925 the Gymnasium Thomaeum.

Sculptor

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Location (N 51°22'0" - E 6°25'16")

Item Code: denw046; Photograph: 6 August 2009
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