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Nicolaus Cusanus

Nicholas of Cusa

Kues 1401 - Todi, Umbria, 1464
Cardinal, one of the great geniuses and polymaths of the 15th century
founder of the Cusanusstift (1458), a still existing home of the aged
(Wikipedia)
artist unknown
date?

Bernkastel-Kues /  Nicolaus Cusanus   Bernkastel-Kues /  Nicolaus Cusanus

Description

Sandstone statue of the saint on the prow of a boat.

Annotation

The statue refers to the voyage Cusanus made to Constantinople in 1437.

Sculptor

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Locatie (N 49°55'0" - E 7°4'16")

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