Statues - Hither & Thither

France
Sainte-Anne d'Auray
Morbihan

Bretagne

Rue de Vannes 9
(Sanctuaire - Fontaine miraculeuse)

Sainte Anne et Marie

Saint Anna with Mary

mother of the Virgin Mary. She is often depicted with Mary as a child or a young girl
(Wikipedia)
(artist?)
Chapal (Auray)
1898

Sainte-Anne d'Auray /  Sainte Anne et Marie   Sainte-Anne d'Auray /  Sainte Anne et Marie

Description

Bronze statue of Saint Anne with Mary as girl, on a high granite pedestal with three basins, and with eight coats of arms (upper series, the capitals of the Breton departements except Morbihan: Quimper, Nantes, Rennes, and Saint-Brieuc; lower series, the towns of Morbihan: Pontivy, Lorient, Vannes and an unknown coat of arms).

Sainte-Anne d'Auray - Sainte Anne et Marie
Quimper
Sainte-Anne d'Auray - Sainte Anne et Marie
Nantes
Sainte-Anne d'Auray - Sainte Anne et Marie
Rennes
Sainte-Anne d'Auray - Sainte Anne et Marie
Saint-Brieuc
Sainte-Anne d'Auray - Sainte Anne et Marie
Pontivy
Sainte-Anne d'Auray - Sainte Anne et Marie
Lorient
Sainte-Anne d'Auray - Sainte Anne et Marie
Vannes
Sainte-Anne d'Auray - Sainte Anne et Marie
unknown

Inscription(s)

Signed: CHAPAL. fondeur / a auray

Annotation

At this fountain, Sainte Anne appeared for the first time to Yves Nicolazic in 1624.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 47°42'16" W 2°57'17"

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