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Germany
Würzburg
Stadt Würzburg

Bayern

Sanderstraße 12
(Reuerer Kirche)

Sankt Teresa von Ávila und Sankt Johannes vom Kreuz

Saint Teresa of Ávila and Saint John of the Cross

(artist?)
c. 1660

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Description

Two sandstone reliefs of prominent Carmelite saints:
  1. (left) St. Teresa von Ávila, born Teresa Sánchez de Cepeda y Ahumada (Gotarrendura, Ávila 1515 - 1582), prominent Spanish mystic, Carmelite nun (Wikipedia).
  2. (right)St. Johannes vom Kreuz, born Juan de Yepes Alvarez (Fontiveros, Old Castile 1542 - Ubeda, Andalusia 1591), Spanish mystic, Carmelite friar and priest (Wikipedia).

Annotation

Barock church built 1662-1669 by the architects J.B. van der Driesken and Antonio Petrini.

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Location (N 49°47'18" - E 9°55'51")

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