Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Lüdinghausen
Kr. Coesfeld

Nordrhein-Westfalen

Disselhook 6
(Gymnasium Canisianum)

Petrus Canisius

Pieter Kanis
(Nijmegen 1521 - Fribourg, Switzerland 1597)
important Jesuit Catholic priest who fought against the spread of Protestantism in Germany, Austria, Bohemia, Moravia, and Switzerland
(Wikipedia)
(artist?)
1960

Lüdinghausen /  Petrus Canisius   Lüdinghausen /  Petrus Canisius

Description

Bronze statue of St. Petrus Canisius protecting a school boy, placed on a console on the front façade of the Gymnasium Canisianum.

Inscription(s)

Signed: monogram GH? 1960

Lüdinghausen - Petrus Canisius

Sculptor

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Location (N 51°46'3" - E 7°26'46")

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