Saints Christopher, Eustace, and Erasmus (Three Helper Saints)

Limewood | 53.3 x 33 x 12.1cm | c. 1500-1505

Tilman Riemenschneider

The figures in this relief represent three of the fourteen Helper Saints, venerated as a group since the early 1300s. They became particularly popular in the south of Germany after 1446, when it was believed they appeared in a vision to a shepherd in...
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