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La Vierge, St. Pierre et St. François

St. Mary, St. Peter and St Francis


1892

Verviers /  La Vierge, St. Pierre et St. François   Verviers /  La Vierge, St. Pierre et St. François

Description

Three statues at the front façade of the Church of Notre-Dame-des-Récollets.

Verviers - La Vierge, St. Pierre et St. François
St. Pierre / 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 (Wikipedia)
Verviers - La Vierge, St. Pierre et St. François
Notre-Dame-des-Récollets / St. Mary and Child
beatæ Mariæ Virgini
Deparæ Coronatæ
1892

Copy if the statue in the church
Verviers - La Vierge, St. Pierre et St. François
St. François / St. Francis*
born Giovanni Francesco di Bernardone (1181/82 - 1226), an Italian friar and preacher. He founded among others the Franciscan Order. Saint Francis is one of the most venerated religious figures in history (Wikipedia).
* this identification is not sure

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Locatie (N 50°35'37" - E 5°51'33")

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