Statues - Hither & Thither

Czech Republic
Nepomuk
Plzeňský kraj

Plzeňská

Kaple Svatého Jana Nepomuckého

Chapel of Saint John of Nepomuk


c. 1750

Nepomuk /  Kaple Svatého Jana Nepomuckého   Nepomuk /  Kaple Svatého Jana Nepomuckého

Description

Half open chapel with a statue of St. John of Nepomuk, accompanied by two angels, one of them with a crucifix. The chapel is built in 1879 around a statue from the mid-18th century.

Statues of Saint John of Nepomuk

The figure of Saint John of Nepomuk is often encountered in Central and Eastern Europe, including the Czech Republic, Italy, Germany, Poland and Lithuania. He is usually portrayed with As additional figures there are often one of more little angels, respectively There are several sites listing statues of Saint John of Nepomuk:

Tags

Location N 49°28'59" E 13°34'33"

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Item Code: czpl024; Photograph: 17 February 2011
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