At the front façade of the Esculturas Iglesia Nuestra Señora de los Dolores is a 5 meter tall statue of Christ Pantocrator and five statues of 3.5 m high of:
flanked by wo angels.
- San Juan Evangelista / St. John the Evangelist, conventional name for the author of the Gospel of John - considered to be the same person as John the Apostle
- San Pedro / St. Peter (possibly died AD 67), apostle, first pope; patron saint of locksmiths and confessors. Usually holding the keys to the Kingdom of Heaven in his hand
- San Pablo / St. Paul the Apostle, (c. 5 - c. 67 ), persecuted the early followers of Jesus before switching sides and seeking to join them. He was instrumental in creating the Christian Church. He is the protector of tent-makers, theologians and the ecclesiastical press and is depicted with a sword.
From left to right: An angel. St. John the Evangelist, St. Peter, St. Paul, and an angel.
The church was built by the Catalan architect Joan Margarit Serradell
- Juan Márquez Peñate (Las Palmas de GC 1903 - Las Palmas de GC 1980),
Sources & Information
Location (N 28°6'42" - W 15°25'44")
Item Code: esca236; Photograph: 9 January 2015
Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
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