Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Lüdinghausen
Kr. Coesfeld

Nordrhein-Westfalen

Klosterstraße 22
(Antonius-Kloster)

Sankt Antonius von Padua und Sankt Franziskus

St. Anthony of Padua and St. Francis


1896

Lüdinghausen /  Sankt Antonius von Padua und Sankt Franziskus   Lüdinghausen /  Sankt Antonius von Padua und Sankt Franziskus

Description

Two stone statues in the front façade of the Franciscan convent:

Lüdinghausen - Sankt Antonius von Padua und Sankt Franziskus
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Lüdinghausen - Sankt Antonius von Padua und Sankt Franziskus
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  1. above the door: Sankt Franziskus / Saint Francis of Assisi born Giovanni Francesco di Bernardone (1181/82 - 1226), an Italian friar and preacher. He founded among others the Franciscan Order. Saint Francis is one of the most venerated religious figures in history (Wikipedia)..
  2. top façade: Sankt Antonius von Padua born Fernando Martins de Bulhões, (Lisbon c. 1195 - Padua 1231), priest and friar of the Franciscan Order, known for his preaching and expert knowledge of scripture (Wikipedia).
In the central part are to consoles and baldachins for two other statues.

Annotation

The convent was built 1896.

Tags

Location (N 51°46'32" - E 7°26'24")

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Item Code: denw231; Photograph: 12 October 2012
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