Statues - Hither & Thither

Austria
Graz
Steiermark

Herrengasse 23  
(Brunnenhof der Stadtpfarre)

Mater Dolorosa, St Johannes von Nepomuk und der Auferstandene Christus

Mater Dolorosa, St John of Nepomuk and the Risen Christ

Johann Jakob Schoy & Josef Schokotnigg
1726-30 and 1748

Graz /  Mater Dolorosa, St Johannes von Nepomuk und der Auferstandene Christus

Description

Three 18th century sculpture are placed in the Brunnenhof of the Parish offices:

Graz - Mater Dolorosa, St Johannes von Nepomuk und der Auferstandene Christus
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Graz - Mater Dolorosa, St Johannes von Nepomuk und der Auferstandene Christus
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Graz - Mater Dolorosa, St Johannes von Nepomuk und der Auferstandene Christus
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    By Johann Jakob Schoy, 1726-30:
  1. Mater dolorosa / Our Lady of Sorrows
  2. Martyrium des hl. Johannes Nepomuk / Martyrdom of St. John of Nepomuk (Nepomuk c. 1345 - Praha 1393), confessor of the queen of Bohemia, refused to divulge the secrets of the confessional. At the behest of King Wenceslaus of Bohemia he was thrown from the Charles Bridge in Prague and drowned. John of Nepomuk is patron saint of bridges (Wikipedia)

    By Joseph Schokotnigg, 1748

  3. Der Auferstandene Christus / The Risen Christ

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Location (N 47°4'9" - E 15°26'28")

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