Statues - Hither & Thither

France
Saint-Hervé
Côtes-d'Armor

Bretagne

D7

Calvaire

Calvary

Calvary or Golgotha was the site, outside of ancient Jerusalem's early first century walls, at which the crucifixion of Jesus occurred. In religius sculpture, a calvary is a type of monumental public crucifix with two or more adjoining statues
(Wikipedia)
Yves Hernot (Ier)
19th century

Saint-Hervé /  Calvaire   Saint-Hervé /  Calvaire

Description

Granite (kersantite) calvary, crucifix and statues of St. Mary and St. John. The cross with a ribbon with text "christus vincit regnat imperat" ("Christ is the victor, Christ is King, Christ is the ruler of the world", Latin hymn).

Inscription(s)

Signed: y. hernot

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 48°16'38" W 2°49'42"

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Item Code: frbr086; Photograph: 30 May 2012
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