Statues - Hither & Thither

Austria
Graz
Steiermark

Hofgasse
(Dom)

Heiligenstatuen am Westportal des Grazer Doms

Saint's statues at the West Portal of the Graz Cathedral

(artist?)
18th century

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Description

Gothic portal with 19th century statues of:

Graz - Heiligenstatuen am Westportal des Grazer Doms
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  1. Sankt Leopold / Saint Leopold (1073 - 1136), Margrave of Austria, 1095-1136. Patron saint of Austria (Wikipedia).
  2. Maria, Saint Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ (Wikipedia).
  3. Sankt Joseph mit Jesus / Saint Joseph with Jesus (Hebrew יוֹסֵף, "Yosef"; Greek: Ἰωσήφ), the husband of the Virgin Mary and the earthly father of Jesus Christ (in distinction to God, his "heavenly father") (Wikipedia).
  4. Sankt Johannes der Täufer / Saint John the Baptist (c. 6 BC- c. 36 AD), itinerant preacher and a major religious figure who led a movement of baptism at the Jordan River. He baptized Jesus at "Bethany beyond the Jordan." (Wikipedia).

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Location N 47°4'19" E 15°26'31"

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