Deutschland

Statues - Hither & Thither

Site Search:
Eisenach
Stadt Eisenach

Thüringen

Schillerstraße 8
(ehem. katholisches St. Elisabeth-Krankenhaus)

Sankt Elisabeth von Thüringen und Sankt Joseph

Saint Elisabeth of Thuringia and Saint Joseph

Franz Heise
1928

Eisenach /  Sankt Elisabeth von Thüringen und Sankt Joseph   Eisenach /  Sankt Elisabeth von Thüringen und Sankt Joseph

Description

Two stone statues in niches on the faßade of the former Saint Elisabeth Hospital.

Eisenach - Sankt Elisabeth von Thüringen und Sankt Joseph
Saint Elisabeth of Thuringia
(Bratislava 1207 - Marburg 1231), princess of the Kingdom of Hungary, Landgravine of Thuringia; built a hospital where she herself served the sick; symbol of Christian charity (Wikipedia).
Eisenach - Sankt Elisabeth von Thüringen und Sankt Joseph
Saint Joseph
the husband of the Virgin Mary and the earthly father of Jesus Christ (in distinction to God, his "heavenly father") (Wikipedia).

Signature

(St. Elisabeth) F. Heise

Sculptor

Tags

Locatie (N 50°58'37" - E 10°19'38")

eXTReMe Tracker
Item Code: deth082; Photograph: 10 October 2018
Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
If you want to use photos, please contact us via the contact form (in Dutch, English or German).
© Website and photos: René & Peter van der Krogt