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Cristo a la Columna

Christ at the Column

artist unknown
2014

La Orotava /  Cristo a la Columna   La Orotava /  Cristo a la Columna

Description

Plaque with an image of Christ chained to a column. This is a statue representing Christ at the moment of the scourging, bound to a low column. The statue, attributed to the Sevillian sculptor Pedro Roldán, arrived in 1689 in La Orotava and is venerated on the side altar of the gospel nave in the parish of San Juan Bautista in La Orotava.

The plaque is mounted on the polished surfice of a rough stone column.

Inscription(s)

En recuerdo del I Centenario de la
entrada del
Stmo. Cristo a la Columna
a esta
Plaza del Ayuntamiento,
cada noche del Jueves Santo.
1914-2014
Villa de La Orotava, a 17 de abril de 2014.
In memory of the First Centenary of the
entrance of the
Christ on the Column
at this
Town Hall Square,
every Holy Thursday night.
1914-2014
Town of La Orotava, 17 April 2014

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Location (N 28°23'21" - W 16°31'28")

Item Code: esca533; Photograph: 31 January 2020
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