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France
Sainte-Anne d'Auray
Morbihan

Bretagne

Rue de Vannes 9
(Sanctuaire)

Statue monumentale de Sainte Anne et Marie

Monumental statue of Saint Anne with Mary

mother of the Virgin Mary. She is often depicted with Mary as a child or a young girl
(Wikipedia)
Alexandre Falguière & Joseph Le Goff
1874

Sainte-Anne d'Auray /  Statue monumentale de Sainte Anne et Marie   Sainte-Anne d'Auray /  Statue monumentale de Sainte Anne et Marie

Description

Statue, in three blocks of hollowed kersanton granite, representing St. Anne reading the Bible to Mary.

Sainte-Anne d'Auray - Statue monumentale de Sainte Anne et Marie Sainte-Anne d'Auray - Statue monumentale de Sainte Anne et Marie

Inscription(s)

Signed: falgiere
le goff steur 1866-1874 deperthes arcte guillouzo
1er chapin

Annotation

This statue stood on the top of the bell-tower until 1972.

Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 47°42'20" W 2°57'19"

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