Statues - Hither & Thither

France
Sigolsheim
Haut-Rhin

Alsace

Place de l'Église
(Église Saints-Pierre-et-Paul)

Tympan de porte occidentale

Tympan of the east gate


ca. 1180

Sigolsheim /  Tympan de porte occidentale   Sigolsheim /  Tympan de porte occidentale

Description

Tympan showing Christ giving the keys of Paradise to Saint Peter: sitting Christ, flanked by Saints Peter and Paul and two kneeling figures, the donors, one of them named Ulricus, right a winemaker with a barrel. The lintel shows the symbols of Christ and the four evangelists:

Sigolsheim - Tympan 'Christ tend les clés aux saints'
Lion (Mark)
Sigolsheim - Tympan 'Christ tend les clés aux saints'
Eagle (John)
Sigolsheim - Tympan 'Christ tend les clés aux saints'
the Lamb (Christ)
Sigolsheim - Tympan 'Christ tend les clés aux saints'
Angel (Matthew)
Sigolsheim - Tympan 'Christ tend les clés aux saints'
Bull (Luke)

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Country: France
  • Christ
  • John the Evangelist, St.
  • Luke, St.
  • Mark, St.
  • Matthew, St.
  • Paul, St.
  • Peter, St.
  • Tympan
  • Location N 48°8'4" E 7°18'2"

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