Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Paderborn
Lkr. Paderborn

Nordrhein-Westfalen

Domplatz 6
(Neue Dompropstei)

Sankt Scholastika von Nursia

Saint Scholastica of Nursia

(c. 480 - 547)
twin sister of St. Benedict of Nursia
(Wikipedia)
(artist?)
1738

Paderborn /  Sankt Scholastika von Nursia   Paderborn /  Sankt Scholastika von Nursia

Description

Stone statue of St. Scholastica with a book with a dove on it.
The portal belonged originally to the Gaukirchkloster, which was since the 16th century a convent of Benedictine sisters.

Inscription(s)

svb paterna
IgItVr MaternaqVe fILIæ
tVteLa retroLatItant Deo
soLItrIno VnIqVe
sponso sVo

Chronogram for 1738

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 51°43'6" E 8°45'24"

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