Statues - Hither & Thither

France
Illhaeusern
Haut-Rhin

Alsace

Rue du 25 janvier
(Église Saints-Pierre-et-Paul)

Saints Pierre et Paul

Saint Peter and Saint Paul

The apostles Peter and Paul are often depicted together. In Catholic tradition, Peter is said to have founded the church in Rome with Paul, served as its bishop, authored two epistles, and then met martyrdom there along with Paul.
Y. Argand
1958

Illhaeusern /  Saints Pierre et Paul   Illhaeusern /  Saints Pierre et Paul

Description

Mosaic of white, grey and black granite stones, on the façade of the church built in 1958, by the architect ) Pierre Pouradier-Duteil.

Inscription(s)

Signed: y. argand
Above the signature, the word epi / sto / las

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 48°11'4" E 7°26'1"

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