Statues - Hither & Thither

Austria
Bregenz
Vorarlberg

Kornmarktstraße 5
(Gasthaus Kornmesser)

St. Gallus und eine unbekannte Heilige

St. Gall and an unknown saint


1720

Bregenz /  St. Gallus und eine unbekannte Heilige

Description

Two statues in niches above the entrances of the Gasthaus Kornmesser, built in 1720 by the architect Franz Anton Beer for himself.

Bregenz - St. Gallus und eine unbekannte Heilige
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Bregenz - St. Gallus und eine unbekannte Heilige
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  1. (left) St. Gallus - St. Gall - (Ireland c. 550 - Arbon c. 646), Irish disciple and one of the traditional twelve companions of Saint Columbanus on his mission from Ireland to the continent; portrayed as an abbot blessing a bear that brings him a log of wood (Wikipedia).
  2. (right) Unknown.

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Location (N 47°30'17" - E 9°44'52")

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