Statues - Hither & Thither

France
Tours
Indre-et-Loire

Centre

Rue Descartes
(Basilique Saint-Martin de Tours)

Saint Martin de Tours

Saint Martin of Tours

Savaria, Pannonia (now Szombathely, Hungary), 316 - Candes-Saint-Martin, Gaul 397
3rd Bishop of Tours. Around his name much legendary material accrued and he has become one of the most familiar and recognizable Christian saints
(Wikipedia)
Jean Hugues
1890

Tours /  Saint Martin de Tours   Tours /  Saint Martin de Tours

Description

Bronze statue - 4.25 m high - of Saint-Martin as bishop on the dome of the Basilique Saint-Martin. In the church is a plaster bust, a mold of the statue on the church.

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Location (N 47°23'34" - E 0°40'58")

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