Statues - Hither & Thither

Italy
Lucca
Lucca (prov.)

Toscana

Piazza San Martino
(Catedrale di San Martino)

San Martino

Saint 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)
Medieval artist
1200-20 (copy)

Lucca /  San Martino   Lucca /  San Martino

Description

Marble statue of St. Martin sharing his cloak with a beggar, on two consoles at the façade of the St. Martin's Cathedral.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 43°50'26" E 10°30'19"

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