Boulevard Franklin D. Roosevelt
Cathédrale: Portail de Sainte-Marie
1935/38 and 1952
Central pillar: a statue of Mary with Child (added 1953).
Reliefs on the columns between the window above the doors, showing the saints of the Luxembourg church (left to right):
- Pierre de Luxembourg / Peter of Luxemburg (1369-1387), bishop of Metz, beatified in 1527 (Wikipedia).
- St. Willibrord (c. 658-739), missionary saint, known as the "Apostle to the Frisians" in the modern Netherlands. He became the first Bishop of Utrecht and died at Echternach, Luxembourg (Wikipedia).
- Ste. Cunégonde de Luxembourg / St. Cunigunde of Luxembourg (c. 975-1040), wife of the Holy Roman Emperor Saint Henry II. She is the Patroness of Luxembourg (Wikipedia).
- St. Henri II du Saint-Empire / St. Henry II (972-1024), Holy Roman Emperor (Wikipedia).
- St. Hubert de Liège / St. Hubertus (c. 656/658-727), Apostle of the Ardennes and the first Bishop of Liège (Wikipedia).
- Schetzelo, also called Schetzel (d. 1139), hermit, who lived in the Grünewald.
Eight scenes showing the Creation and the Fall of Man
Signed: (St. Mary) a. trémont / h. demuth
- Auguste Trémont (Luxembourg 1893 - Luxembourg 1980),
Luxembourgian sculptor and painter. He specialised in sculptures of animals, with a particular emphasis on big cats
Sources & Information
- De Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekathedraal Luxemburg (Regensburg; Schnell & Steiner, 1996).
Location N 49°36'33" E 6°7'51"
Item Code: lu010; Photograph: 16 June 2011
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