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Nordrhein-Westfalen

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(Sankt Peter und Paul Kirche)

Heiligenstatuen an der Sankt Peter und Paul Kirche

Saints' Statues at the Church of Sts. Peter and Paul

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Description

Above each of the three side entrances of the church are three statues on pilasters in gothic frames.

SW entrance. Two unidentified statues, the statue missing, no quote.
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Bishop holding a book with can
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Bishop making a blessing gesture
probably St. Amandus of St. Anno of Cologne

NW entrance. Two unidentified statues, the central statue missing, no quote.
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Young saint
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Monk with his hands up

NE entrance: Ecclesia and Synagoga (Wikipedia).
On the lintel is a latin quote: Ego sum via, et veritas et vila. Joh. XIV.VI
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Ekklesia
woman with cross and chalice, looking to Christ (Wikipedia).
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Christus / Christ
Holding a book with the letters Α and Ω and making a blessing gesture
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Synagogue
blindfolded woman with broken flag and sheep's head, 'looking' not to Christ

Sculptor

Tags

  • Country: Germany
  • Amand, St.
  • Anno of Cologne, St.
  • Christ
  • Ecclesia and Synagoga
  • Façade with statues (church)
  • Saint (unknown)
  • Synagogue (allegory)
  • Location (N 51°26'40" - E 6°16'3")

    Item Code: denw718; Photograph: 15 June 2019
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