Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Fulda
Lkr. Fulda

Hessen

Domplatz
(Hoher Dom)

Heiligenstatuen am Dom Sankt Salvator

Saint Statues at Fulda Cathedral

Andreas Balthasar Weber
c. 1706

Fulda /  Heiligenstatuen am Dom Sankt Salvator   Fulda /  Heiligenstatuen am Dom Sankt Salvator

Description

Five sandstone statues at the front façade:


St. Simplicius

Christus Salvator

St. Faustinus

Annotation

St. Simplicius and Faustinus are, with their sister Beatrix, the traditional patron saints of the bishopric and town of Fulda.
St Sturm (also, Sturmius, Sturmi) was a disciple of Saint Boniface and founder and first abbot of the Benedictine monastery and abbey of Fulda in 742 or 744 (Wikipedia).

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Country: Germany
  • Bonifatius, St.
  • Christus Salvator
  • Façade with statues (church)
  • Faustinus, St.
  • Simplicius, St.
  • Sturmius, St.
  • Weber, Andreas Balthasar
  • Location (N 50°33'14" - E 9°40'21")

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