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Kr. Borken

Nordrhein-Westfalen

Kapuzinerstraße
(Propsteikirche St. Remigius)

Heiligenstatuen an der Allerheiligenkapelle

Saint Statues at All Saints Chapel


1517 (copies?)

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Description

Five statues in the front façade of the chapel:

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    Top:
  1. Christus Rex

    Middle:

  2. Left: St. Peter receives the keys of the kingdom of heaven
  3. Right: Christus Guter Hirte - Christ Good Shepherd

    Bottom:

  4. Left: St. Petrus / St. Peter (possibly died AD 67), apostle, first pope; patron saint of locksmiths and confessors. Usually holding the keys to the Kingdom of Heaven in his hand (Wikipedia)
  5. Right: St. Paulus / St. Paul the Apostle, (c. 5 - c. 67 ), persecuted the early followers of Jesus before switching sides and seeking to join them. He was instrumental in creating the Christian Church. He is the protector of tent-makers, theologians and the ecclesiastical press and is depicted with a sword. (Wikipedia).

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Location (N 51°50'39" - E 6°51'34")

Item Code: denw213; Photograph: 12 October 2012
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