Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Xanten
Kr. Wesel

Nordrhein-Westfalen

Kapittel 8

Sankt Anna selbdritt

Virgin and Child with Saint Anne

AnnaSelbdritt, The Virgin and Child with Saint Anne
subject in Christian art, showing Saint Anne with her daughter, the Virgin Mary, and her grandson Jesus. This type has been quite popular in Germany from the 14th century
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Xanten /  Sankt Anna selbdritt   Xanten /  Sankt Anna selbdritt

Description

Stone statue in a niche in the gate of the 'Pfarramt St. Viktor'. The statue shows St. Anna seated, on her lap the crowned St. Mary, who has in turn the Child Jesus on her lap.

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Location N 51°39'45" E 6°27'13"

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Item Code: denw189; Photograph: 1 May 2011
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