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Maria und Sankt Bonifatius

St. Mary and St. Bonifatius

artist unknown
1581?

Arnstadt /  Maria und Sankt Bonifatius   Arnstadt /  Maria und Sankt Bonifatius

Description

Two polychrome statues in niches at the façade of the town hall.

Arnstadt - Maria und Sankt Bonifatius
St. Bonifatius
(Wessex c. 672 - Dokkum 754), the Apostle of the Germans, missionary in the Frankish Empire; patron saint of Germany and the first archbishop of Mainz. He was martyred in Frisia in 754.
Arnstadt - Maria und Sankt Bonifatius
Maria mit Kind
Saint Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ (Wikipedia).

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Locatie (N 50°50'2" - E 10°56'44")

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Item Code: deth116; Photograph: 11 October 2018
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