Statues - Hither & Thither

Belgium
Sankt-Vith
Liège (province)

Bahnhofstraße

Kriegerdenkmal - Die Apokalyptischen Reiter

War Memorial - The Horsemen of the Apocalypse

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse from the Book of Revelation of Saint John the Evangelist. The chapter tells of the four beasts that ride on white, red, black, and pale-green horses symbolizing pestilence, war, famine, and death, respectively
(Wikipedia)
Robert Linden
1966

Sankt-Vith /  Kriegerdenkmal - Die Apokalyptischen Reiter

Description

The St. Vith war memorial consists of a column wih crosses and a lower wall with a relief of the four Horseman of the Apocalypse and the text:

den totem zum gedenken - den lebenden zur wahnung
den gläbigen zum trost - weil heimholung zu gott

Sankt-Vith - Kriegerdenkmal - Die Apokalyptischen Reiter

Inscription(s)

1914 die stadt sankt vith ihren 1940
1918 toten der beiden weltkriege 1945

Signature

Monogram.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Apocalypse
  • Death
  • Famine
  • Horseman
  • Linden, Robert
  • Pestilence
  • War Memorial (Belgium)
  • War
  • Location N 50°16'51" E 6°7'40"

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