Statues - Hither & Thither

Austria
Graz
Steiermark

Bürgergasse 1
(Domherrenhof)

Erzherzog Karl II. von Innerösterreich

Charles II, Archduke of Austria

Wien 1540 - Graz 1590
Archduke of Austria and ruler of Inner Austria (Styria, Carniola and Carinthia) from 1564. Founder of the Domherrenhof and the University of Graz
(Wikipedia)
Veit Königer
c. 1770

Graz /  Erzherzog Karl II. von Innerösterreich   Graz /  Erzherzog Karl II. von Innerösterreich

Description

Baroque portal of the Domherrenhof (Canon's court) with a relief portrait carolus a.a.d.styr, with underneath the text religioni et bonis-artibus (religion and liberal arts), who are depicted as allegorical figures flanking the portrait. The portrait is a copy from 1950.

Graz - Erzherzog Karl II. von Innerösterreich
Religion
Graz - Erzherzog Karl II. von Innerösterreich
Liberal Arts

Sculptor

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Locatie (N 47°4'17" - E 15°26'31")

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Item Code: atst063; Photograph: 6 September 2016
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