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Christus auf den himmlischen Thron

Christ on the Heavenly Throne

Bernhard Afinger
1879

Bonn /  Christus auf den himmlischen Thron   Bonn /  Christus auf den himmlischen Thron

Description

Relief in the tympan of the church, depicting Christ on the heavenly throne, with the weary and heavy laden ascending. The caption is:
WENN ICH ERHÖHET SEIN WERDE VON DER ERDE
Ev.Ioh.12 WILL ICH SIE ALLE ZU MIR ZIEHEN. Vers 32.
(And I, when I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all people to myself)

The relief shows God sitting on a throne in heaven with various people and geniuses around him.

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B Afinger | fec: 1879

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Location (N 50°43'55" - E 7°6'8")

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Item Code: denw449; Photograph: 14 September 2015
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