Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Ansbach
Stadt Ansbach

Bayern

Hohenzollernring

Sankt Gumbertus

Saint Gumbert

8th century
Bischop of Würzburg 794 and 795
(Wikipedia)
Hanspeter Widrig
1998

Ansbach /  Sankt Gumbertus   Ansbach /  Sankt Gumbertus

Description

Bronze statue of the saint descending from a few steps, placed on a small hill.

Inscription(s)

On a circle-shaped plate nearby: along the edge of the plate:
zieht die ganze waffenrüstung gottes an

In the middle a cross with the text:

schwert des geistes ist gottes wort epheser 6.10
To the left and right of the cross:
edelfreier
franke
grundherr
kriegsmann
st. gumbertus
knecht gottes
bote des
glaubens
748 gründer
des klosters
in ansbach

Signed: HP. Widrig 98 / 90547 Stein
bildhauer / hanspeter widrig / wiesenstrasse 3 / 90547 stein

Ansbach / Sankt Gumbertus

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 49°18'22" E 10°33'46"

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