Virgin Laurentia von Tangermünde with Stag

This model, originally created by Rauch in 1832, is shown on the royal Berlin foundry’s 1834 New Year’s card. According to legend, the virgin Laurentia lived in the village of Tangermünde. One day she lost her way in the forest and prayed for deliverance. In that moment, a stag appeared to carry her back to […]