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Esculturas Iglesia de San Juan Bautista

Sculptures at the Church of St. John te Baptist

Ramón Bastús
c. 1917

Arucas /  Esculturas Iglesia de San Juan Bautista   Arucas /  Esculturas Iglesia de San Juan Bautista

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On three sides of the Neogothic church of St. John the Baptist are saints' statues, placed in niches in the top of the gable.

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  1. South: La Virgen con el Niño, Saint Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ (Wikipedia).
  2. West: San José con el Niño, the husband of the Virgin Mary and the earthly father of Jesus Christ (in distinction to God, his "heavenly father") (Wikipedia).
  3. North: San Sebastián, (died c. 288), martyr, killed during the Roman emperor Diocletian's persecution of Christians (Wikipedia).

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Location (N 28°7'7" - W 15°31'22")

Item Code: esca206; Photograph: 9 January 2015
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