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Austria
Graz
Steiermark

Hauptplatz 1
(Rathaus - Seite Schmiedgasse)

Statuen am Westfassade Rathaus

Statues at the West Façade of the Town Hall

Hans Brandstetter
c. 1890

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Description

In the central part of the west façade are two statues of Landsknechte (soldiers), representing the defence to the Turks in the 17th century and in niches at the third floor two statues of monarchs by Hans Brandstetter and Karl Lachner:

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  1. Ottokar II, Margrave of Styria (1084-1122) (Wikipedia).
  2. Leopold V (1157-1194), the Virtuous, Duke of Austria (1177-1194) and Styria (1192-1194) (Wikipedia).
All other statues of emperors were removed in 1957.

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Locatie (N 47°4'12" - E 15°26'18")

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Item Code: atst073; Photograph: 6 September 2016
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