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Saint Nicolas

Saint Nicholas

(4th century)
Bishop of Myra
(Wikipedia)

1907

Montigny-lès-Metz /  Saint Nicolas   Montigny-lès-Metz /  Saint Nicolas

Description

Stone statue of St. Nicholas with the three children in a barrel. The statue stands on a socle in the timpan, and is surrounded by grape leaves and a text.

Saint Nicholas Legends

Saint Nicholas is depicted as a bishop, wearing the insignia of this dignity: a red bishop's cloak, a red miter and a bishop's crozier. Attributes often refer to two of the most famous legends:

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Location (N 49°6'2" - E 6°9'25")

Item Code: frlo128; Photograph: 15 June 2011
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