Statues - Hither & Thither

Czech Republic
Svitavy
Pardubický kraj

Náměstí Miru 19

Svatý Josef

Saint Joseph

(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)

1707

Svitavy /  Svatý Josef   Svitavy /  Svatý Josef

Description

Statue of a saint with a lily, probably Saint Joseph. On a shield a monogram and the date anno 1707.

Depictions of Saint Joseph

Joseph is usually depicted as a bearded man in a classic robe. His attributes are: He can be accompanied by Jesus

Tags

Location (N 49°45'18" - E 16°28'19")

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