Statues - Hither & Thither

France
Sainte-Anne d'Auray
Morbihan

Bretagne

Rue de Vannes 9
(Basilique Sainte-Anne (clocher))

Sainte Anne

Saint Anna

mother of the Virgin Mary. She is often depicted with Mary as a child or a young girl
(Wikipedia)
(artist?)
1976

Sainte-Anne d'Auray /  Sainte Anne   Sainte-Anne d'Auray /  Sainte Anne

Description

Statue on the top of the 75 m high bell tower of the basilica of Sainte-Anne d'Auray. It shows Saint Anne with a torch, as she appeared to Yves Nicolazic in 1624. The statue is 6.3 m high.

Sainte-Anne d'Auray - Sainte Anne

Annotation

The original granite statue of St. Anne with Mary is placed on an other location in the sanctuary.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 47°42'15" W 2°57'10"

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