J. Rotermund, The 14 Holy Helpers


1895
High reliefs: the two outer wings of the main altarpiece
Church of St. Blaise, Glottertal, Germany
Produced in Freiburg

The saints are identified both by attributes and by the labels along the bottom of the wings:

  1. George (armor, dragon)
  2. Cyriacus (palm branch, deacon's dalmatic)
  3. Erasmus (entrails wound on a windlass)
  4. Blaise (crossed candles)
  5. Agathius (book)
  6. Giles (deer)
  7. Vitus (cauldron)
  8. Denis (head)
  9. Pantaleon
  10. Margaret (dragon)
  11. Barbara (tower with three windows)
  12. Catherine of Alexandria (sword)
  13. Eustace (hart with crucifix)
  14. Christopher (staff, Christ Child)
Left side image in full resolution
Right side image in full resolution


Photographed at the church by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.