(Franziskanerkloster & -kirche St. Joseph)
Heiligenstatuen am Franziskanerkloster und -kirche
Saint Statues at the Franciscan Convent and Church
reconstructed c. 1950
Various statues in niches on the Franciscan convent and church:
- St. Franziskus von Assisi / St. Saint Francis of Assisi, born Giovanni Francesco di Bernardone (1181/82 - 1226), an Italian friar and preacher. He founded among others the Franciscan Order. Saint Francis is one of the most venerated religious figures in history
- Maria Immaculata on a sphere with snake
with the anagram:
ave maria gratia plena | dominus tecum
(the first lines are the Latin version of the Angelic Salutation, and last lines are the same letters rearranged expressing the sinlessness of St. Mary [source]).
deipara inventa sum | ergo immaculata
- St. Mary with Child
- Unknown saint.
- St. Joseph the husband of the Virgin Mary and the earthly father of Jesus Christ (in distinction to God, his "heavenly father") (Wikipedia).
Location (N 51°42'59" - E 8°45'0")
Item Code: denw420; Photograph: 12 September 2015
Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
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