Statues - Hither & Thither

France
Ribeauvillé
Haut-Rhin

Alsace

Place de l'Hôtel de Ville
(Église des Soeurs de la Divine Providence)

Statues sur le portail sud de l'ancienne église des Augustins

Statues at the South portal of the former Augustine church


14th-19th century

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Description

Five statues at the south portal of the church of the Soeurs de la Divine Providence, the former Augustine convent. In the central column is a statue of the Virgin and Child on a console, covered by a canopy. On either side is a statue under with a canopy (Saint Augustinus and Saint Christopher) and two niches formed by four columns, housing a statue. The last two statues show a sister and a novice of the order of the Divine Providence are from after 1819, when these sisters took over the church. The other statues are older.

Ribeauvillé - Église des Soeurs de la Divine Providence
Sister of the congrégation des soeurs de la Divine Providence
19th century
Ribeauvillé - Église des Soeurs de la Divine Providence
Saint Augustine
Saint Augustinus

mid 18th century
Ribeauvillé - Église des Soeurs de la Divine Providence
La Vierge à l'enfant
Mary with Child

2nd half of 14th century
Ribeauvillé - Église des Soeurs de la Divine Providence
Saint Christophe
Saint Christopher

2nd half of 14th century
Ribeauvillé - Église des Soeurs de la Divine Providence
Novice of the congrégation des soeurs de la Divine Providence
19th century

Annotation

Formerly church of the Augustine convent.

Sources & Information

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Location N 48°11'43" E 7°19'8"

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