Joseph Proetzner
St. Bartholomew

1753-55
Medium
Church of St. Peter, Munich, Germany

This is one of the statues of the Apostles that line the sides of the nave. St. Bartholomew is identified by the inscription below the podium and by the flaying knife, his attribute. The sheet-like object he holds up with his left hand is the skin of his face and body.

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