Statues - Hither & Thither

Spain
Gáldar
Gran Canaria

Plaza de Santiago
(Iglesia Matriz de Santiago de los Caballeros)

Santiago de los Océanos

Saint James the Greater of the Oceans

or James, son of Zebedee (d. 44)
one of the Twelve Apostles. Patron saint of pilgrims, soldiers and cavalrymen. Depicted holding a pilgrim's staff decorated with a scallop shell. His remains are in Santiago de Compostela in Galicia (Spain)
(Wikipedia)
Juan Borges Linares
2004

Gáldar /  Santiago de los Océanos   Gáldar /  Santiago de los Océanos

Description

Statue in a niche in the gable of the Church of St. James.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 28°8'41" W 15°39'20"

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