Statues - Hither & Thither

Austria
Graz
Steiermark

Mariahilferplatz 3  
(Minoritenkloster)

Sankt Johannes von Nepomuk

Saint 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)
(artist?)
1950s

Graz /  Sankt Johannes von Nepomuk   Graz /  Sankt Johannes von Nepomuk

Description

Polychrome statue of St. John of Nepomuk on a corner in the cloister of the Minorites convent.

Signature

20.9.195? - J. Straßegger

Sculptor

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Location (N 47°4'21" - E 15°25'58")

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