Statues - Hither & Thither

Czech Republic
Dožice
Plzeňský kraj

the square

Svatá Anna Samotřetí

Saint Anna selbdritt

AnnaSelbdritt, The Virgin and Child with Saint Anne
subject in Christian art, showing Saint Anne with her daughter, the Virgin Mary, and her grandson Jesus. This type has been quite popular in Germany from the 14th century
(Wikipedia)

1742

Dožice /  Svatá Anna Samotřetí   Dožice /  Svatá Anna Samotřetí

Description

Stone statue of St. Anne with St. Mary and the Infant Jesus.

Annotation

Commissioned by Josef Jáchym Vančura z Řehnic. The statue was inspired by the one on the Prague Charles Bridge.

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 49°31'28" E 13°42'10"

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