STATUES - HITHER & THITHER
France
Saint-Quirin
Moselle

Lorraine

Rue de la Garinette

Saint Quirin

Saint Quirinus of Neuss

Roman tribune, martyr, said to have been decapitated in 116.
Numerous wells and springs were dedicated to him. He was invoked against the bubonic plague, smallpox, and gout; he was also considered a patron saint of animals
(Wikipedia)
Jean-Baptiste Baillet
1863

Saint-Quirin /  Saint Quirin   Saint-Quirin /  Saint Quirin

Description

Sandstone statue of the tribune Saint Quirin, above the miraculous source.

Inscription(s)

St QUIRIN
cette statue est due
au ciseau et a la générosité
de jb. BAILLET sculpteur
st. Quirin
inaugurée le 19 avril
1863

Information Sign

Source miraculeuse

quirinus

- Tribun militaire Romain
- Martyrisé en 132 Ap. J.C.
- Reliques parvenues en 1050

Depuis:

saint quirin

Saint guérisseur par source miraculeuse

Saint-Quirin / Saint Quirin

Sculptor

Information

Tags

Location N 48°36'32" E 7°3'55"

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