Statues - Hither & Thither

Poland
Nowa Ruda
Dolnośląskie

Rynek

Fontanna z figurą Jana Chrzciciela i Jezusa Chrystusa

Fountain with Saint John the Baptist and Jesus Christ

c. 6 BC- c. 36 AD
itinerant preacher and a major religious figure who led a movement of baptism at the Jordan River. He baptized Jesus at "Bethany beyond the Jordan."
(Wikipedia)
Albert Werner-Schwarzburg
Kunstgießerei Lauchhammer
1909

Nowa Ruda /  Fontanna z figurą Jana Chrzciciela i Jezusa Chrystusa   Nowa Ruda /  Fontanna z figurą Jana Chrzciciela i Jezusa Chrystusa

Description

Bronze statue of St. John the Baptist baptising Jesus, on a granite pedestal in a fountain basin. On the back of the pedestal is the coat of arms of Nowa Ruda, on the front was the German Imperial coat of arms, but that is effaced.

Nowa Ruda - Fontanna z figura Jana Chrzciciela i Jezusa Chrystusa Nowa Ruda - Fontanna z figura Jana Chrzciciela i Jezusa Chrystusa

Inscription(s)

Signed: A. Werner=Schwarzburg / 1909 Fec.
geg. Lauchhammer

Nowa Ruda - Fontanna z figura Jana Chrzciciela i Jezusa Chrystusa

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 50°34'44" E 16°30'5"

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Item Code: plds011; Photograph: 3 September 2012
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