Statues - Hither & Thither

Portugal
Beja
Beja (distrito)

Alentejo

Largo do Lidador
(Sé Catedral de Beja)

Estátuas na fachada da Sé Catedral de Beja

Statues at the façade of the Beja Cathedral


16th century?

Beja /  Estátuas na fachada da Sé Catedral de Beja

Description

There are three marble statues in niches in the façade of the cathedral: in the tympanon at the top St. Mary and at the sides.

Évora - História de Évora (baixo alívio)
Smarcal
São Marçal / St. Martial of Limoges
3rd century, bishop of Limoges
(Wikipedia).

Évora - História de Évora (baixo alívio)
Nossa Senhora da Conceição / Our Lady of Immaculate Conception

Évora - História de Évora (baixo alívio)
Slorens
São Lourenço / St. Lawrence
(c. 225 - 258), one of the seven deacons of ancient Rome who were martyred during the persecution of Valerian. Usually holding a gridiron and wearing a dalmatic (Wikipedia).

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 38°1'0" W 7°51'53"

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