Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Köln
Stadt Köln

Nordrhein-Westfalen

Komödienstraße 34
(Dominium)

Albertus Magnus

also known as Albert the Great and Albert of Cologne
1193/1206 - 1280 German Dominican friar and a bishop who achieved fame for his comprehensive knowledge of and advocacy for the peaceful coexistence of science and religion
(Wikipedia)

1880

Köln /  Albertus Magnus   Köln /  Albertus Magnus

Description

Stone statue of Albertus Magnus in the 1880 façade by architect August Lange, which is in 2008 incorporated in a new office building 'Dominium' by architect Hans Kollhoff.
The head of the saint is added with the restoration of 1993/94.

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Location N 50°56'29" E 6°57'9"

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