Statues - Hither & Thither

France
Paimpol
Côtes-d'Armor

Bretagne

Rue Pierre Feutren
(église Notre Dame de Bonne Nouvelle)

Saints Brieuc et Maudez

Saints Brioc and Maudez

(artist?)
1914

Paimpol /  Saints Brieuc et Maudez   Paimpol /  Saints Brieuc et Maudez

Description

Two stone statues on the front façade of the church, inscribed:
  1. St. MAUDEZ - Saint Maudez (5th or 6th century), said to be from Ireland (Wikipedia).
  2. St. BRIEUC - Saint Brieuc / Saint Brioc (early 6th century), Welshman who became the first Abbot of Saint-Brieuc in Brittany; one of the seven founder saints of Brittany (Wikipedia).

Annotation

The church is built in 1914 by the architect Le Guerrannic.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 48°46'50" W 3°2'59"

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Item Code: frbr009; Photograph: 27 May 2012
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