Statues - Hither & Thither

France
Pézenas
Hérault

Languedoc-Roussillon

Rue Alfred Sabatier 1
(Hôtel de Flottes de Sébasan)

Saint Roch

14th century
saint from Montpellier, he is specially invoked against the plague
(Wikipedia)
Joseph Relin
19th century

Pézenas /  Saint Roch   Pézenas /  Saint Roch

Description

Stone statue from the 19th century in a renaissance corner niche of 1511. Saint Roch is represented in the garb of a pilgrim, lifting his tunic to demonstrate the plague sore in his thigh.

Sculptor

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Tags

Location N 43°27'39" E 3°25'21"

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