Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Xanten
Kr. Wesel

Nordrhein-Westfalen

Kapittel
(Marienschule)

Sankt Joseph mit Jesus

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)

1911

Xanten /  Sankt Joseph mit Jesus   Xanten /  Sankt Joseph mit Jesus

Description

Half statue of St. Joseph with Jesus in a niche above the door.

Annotation

The Marienschule (St. Mary's school) was built 1911 (memoral stone in the building).

Depictions of Saint Joseph

Joseph is usually depicted as a bearded man in a classic robe. His attributes are: He can be accompanied by Jesus

Tags

Location (N 51°39'45" - E 6°27'7")

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Item Code: denw187; Photograph: 1 May 2011
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