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Kipi svetnikov in škofje na ljubljanski stolnici

Statues of Saints and Bishops at the Cathedral of Ljubljana

Various sculptors
1872-1913

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Description

The Ljubljana Cathedral of St. Nicholas has on three sides niches with large stone statues, placed in the late 19th century, 1912 and 1913 respecively.

South façade 1872-1895
Ljubljana - Kipi svetnikov in škofje na ljubljanski stolnici

S. HERMAGORAS
1872

Sculptor France Zajec

Ljubljana - Kipi svetnikov in škofje na ljubljanski stolnici

S. JOSEPH
1895.

Signed: J. Groselj Solca 1895
Ljubljana - Kipi svetnikov in škofje na ljubljanski stolnici

S. FORTUNATUS
1872

Sculptor France Zajec

Sv. Mohor Oglejski / St. Hermagoras of Aquileia
3rd century, traditionally 1st century
considered the first bishop of Aquileia, northern Italy
(Wikipedia).

Sv. Jožef z Jezusom / St. Joseph with Jesus
the husband of the Virgin Mary and the earthly father of Jesus Christ (in distinction to God, his "heavenly father") (Wikipedia).

Sv. Fortunat / St. Fortunatus of Aquileia 1st century
deacon of St. Hermagoras, martyred together with him.

Ljubljana - Kipi svetnikov in škofje na ljubljanski stolnici

Žalostne Matere Božje / Gothic Pieta, 15th century (copy)
The Pietà (Italian for pity) is a subject in Christian art depicting the Virgin Mary cradling the dead body of Jesus (Wikipedia).

West façade 1912
Ljubljana - Kipi svetnikov in škofje na ljubljanski stolnici

S. BONAVENTURA
doctor seraphicus
positum a.d. mdccccxii

Sculptor Ivan Pengov

Ljubljana - Kipi svetnikov in škofje na ljubljanski stolnici

S. THOMAS AQUINAS
doctor angelicus
positum anno congressus eucharistici
internationalis viennae mdccccxii

Sculptor Ivan Pengov

Sv. Bonaventura / St. Bonaventure
1221-1274
born Giovanni di Fidanza, Italian medieval Franciscan, scholastic theologian and philosopher
(Wikipedia).

Sv. Tomaž Akvinski / St. Thomas Aquinas
(Aquino 1225 - Fossanova 1274), Italian Dominican priest of the Catholic Church, and an immensely influential philosopher and theologian in the tradition of scholasticism (Wikipedia).

North façade 1913
Ljubljana - Kipi svetnikov in škofje na ljubljanski stolnici

primus ep[isco]pus labac.
SIGISMUNDUS a LAMBERG
obiit a.d. 1488. die 28. junii.
unus utrumque
posit. in memor. iubilæi constant et
convent. cathol. a. 1913

Sculptor Ivan Pengov

Ljubljana - Kipi svetnikov in škofje na ljubljanski stolnici

nonus ep[isco]pus labac.
THOMAS CHROEN
obiit a.d. 1630. die 10. februarii.
pro religione catholica reformator
terret labor aspice præmium
posuit anno 1913

Sculptor Ivan Pengov

Sigismund von Lamberg
† Ljubljana 1488
First bishop of Ljubljana, 1463-1488
(Wikipedia).

Tomaž Hren / Thomas Chrön
Ljubljana 1560 - Gornji Grad 1630
Bishop of Ljubljana, 1597-1630
(Wikipedia).

Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Bonaventure, St.
  • Chrön, Thomas
  • Façade with statues (church)
  • Fortunatus of Aquileia, St.
  • Grošelj, Josip
  • Hermagoras of Aquileia, St.
  • Joseph with Jesus, St.
  • Lamberg, Sigismund von
  • Pengov, Ivan
  • Pieta
  • Thomas Aquinas, St.
  • Zajec, France
  • Locatie (N 46°3'2" - E 14°30'29")

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