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Sankt Ida

Saint Ida of Herzfeld

c. 788 - c. 825
widow of a Saxon duke who devoted her life to the poor following the death of her husband in 811. she also founded the church at Hovestadt and the convent of Herzfeld
(Wikipedia)
Bernhard Graf von Plettenberg
date?

Hovestadt /  Sankt Ida   Hovestadt /  Sankt Ida

Description

Stone statue of St. Ida with a church model in her hand, accompanied by a deer. The statue stands on a peninsula in a lake in the park of Castle Hovestadt.

Inscription(s)

st. ida bitte für uns

Signature

b graf pletten- | berg...

Hovestadt - Sankt Ida

Sculptor

Tags

Location (N 51°39'27" - E 8°8'58")

Item Code: denw378; Photograph: 12 September 2015
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