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Mail Saint-Martin
('Église Saint-Martin)

Façade de l'Église Saint-Martin

Façade of Saint-Martin's Church

St. Martin
Savaria, Pannonia (now Szombathely, Hungary), 316 - Candes-Saint-Martin, Gaul 397
3rd Bishop of Tours. Around his name much legendary material accrued and he has become one of the most familiar and recognizable Christian saints
(Wikipedia)
René Fache
1863

Cambrai /  Façade de l'Église Saint-Martin   Cambrai /  Façade de l'Église Saint-Martin

Description

The front façade of St. Martin's Church - which is the lower part of the belfry - has a stone relief of St. Martin sharing his cloak with a beggar, and in corner niches on the butés two statues of saints, one holding an anchor, the other a lamp.

Cambrai - Façade de l'Église Saint-Martin
Saint with anchor

Cambrai - Façade de l'Église Saint-Martin
Saint with lamp

Signature

(Relief) R. Fache sculpt. 1863

Sculptor

Sources & Information

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Locatie (N 50°10'27" - E 3°13'55")

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