Statues - Hither & Thither

Hungary
Esztergom
Komárom-Esztergom megye

Szent István tér
(Esztergomi bazilika)

Szobrok az oszlopcsarnok a Bazilika ?

Statues in the Portico of the Basilica

Johann Hutterer & Kiss György
1876/77 and 1894

Esztergom /  Szobrok az oszlopcsarnok a Bazilika ?   Esztergom /  Szobrok az oszlopcsarnok a Bazilika ?

Description

Four huge statues in the portico of the Basilica.

  1. Two limestone statues by Hutterer from 1876 (Hunyadi) and 1877 on both ends. These statues were made on request of archbishop Simor János.

    (click on the photo for an enlargement in a separate window.)
    Esztergom - Szobrok az oszlopcsarnok a Bazilika ?
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    Esztergom - Szobrok az oszlopcsarnok a Bazilika ?
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    1. Dénes Szécsi (Dionysius de Szech)
      (Grad / Felsőlendva c. 1410 - Esztergom 1465), archbishop of Esztergom
      DIONYSIUM CARD. de SZéCH
      PRIMATEM HUNGARIAE
      posuit
      JOANNES CARD. SIMOR
      a. mdccclxxvii

      Signed: Hutterer J.

    2. Hunyadi János
      Ioannes Corvinus or de Hunyad (c. 1407- 1456), leading Hungarian military and political figure in the 15th-century history of Central and Southeastern Europe. Father of King Matthias I of Hungary (Wikipedia).
      JOANNEM de HUNYAD
      gubernatorem hungariae
      posuit
      joannes card. simor
      a. mdccclxxvi

      Signed: Hutterer J. / Wien 18??

  2. Two marble statues by Kiss of 1894 flanking the door. These statues were made on request of archbishop Vaszary Kolos, and erected by the Esztergom canons Pór Antal and Maszlaghy Ferencz.

    (click on the photo for an enlargement in a separate window.)
    Esztergom - Szobrok az oszlopcsarnok a Bazilika ?
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    Esztergom - Szobrok az oszlopcsarnok a Bazilika ?
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    1. Csanád Telegdi, by Kiss György, 1894
      (c. 1280 - 1349), bishop of Eszergom (Wikipedia).
      TELEGDI CSANÁD
      esztergomi érsek
      1330-1349
      Telegdi Csanád
      Archbishop of Esztergom
      1330-1349
      Signed: Kiss György szobrász Budapest (Kiss György, sculptor, Budapest)

      Emeltették / Maszlaghy Ferencz és Por Antal / esztergomi kanonokok 1909 (erected by Maszlaghy Ferencz and Pór Antal, canons of Esztergom).

    2. Nagy Lajos király, by Kiss György, 1894
      King Louis I of Hungary (Visegrád 1326 - Nagyszombat/Trnava 1382), King of Hungary and Croatia (1342-1382) and King of Poland (1370-1382) (Wikipedia).
      NAGY LAJOS
      Magyar Lengyel-Dalmátország
      stb. Királya
      1342-1382
      Louis the Great
      King of Hungary, Poland, Dalmatia
      etc.
      1342-1382

      Signed: Kiss György szobrász Budapest (Kiss György, sculptor, Budapest)
      Emeltették / Pór Antal és Maszlaghy Ferencz / esztergomi kanonokok 1909 (erected by Pór Antal and Maszlaghy Ferencz, canons of Esztergom).

Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Bishop
  • Hunyadi, János
  • Hutterer, Johann
  • Kiss György
  • Louis I (King of Hungary)
  • Monarch
  • Statue
  • Szécsi, Dénes
  • Telegdi, Csanád
  • Location N 47°47'57" E 18°44'13"

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