Statues - Hither & Thither

Czech Republic
Náměšť nad Oslavou
kraj Vysočina

Komenskeho náměstí 51
(Fara)

Svatí Josef a Jáchym

Saints Joseph and Joachim

Josef Winterhalder the Elder
1745

Náměšť nad Oslavou /  Svatí Josef a Jáchym   Náměšť nad Oslavou /  Svatí Josef a Jáchym

Description

Two stone statues in niches in the façade:
  1. Right: Saint Joachim with Mary as a girl
    the husband of Saint Anne and the father of Mary, the mother of Jesus (Wikipedia).
  2. Left: Saint Joseph with Jesus
    (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).

Náměšť nad Oslavou - Svatí Josef a Jáchym

Sculptor

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Location N 49°12'27" E 16°9'30"

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