Statues - Hither & Thither

Austria
Wien
Wien (Land)

Minoritenplatz 8 (1.)
(Statthaltereigebäude)

Wolfgang von Polheim & Johann Anton von Pergen

Josef Valentin Kassin
1897

Wien /  Wolfgang von Polheim & Johann Anton von Pergen   Wien /  Wolfgang von Polheim & Johann Anton von Pergen

Description

Two stone statues in niches flanking the entrance of the former Lower Austrian Lieutenancy.

Wien - Wolfgang von Polheim & Johann Anton von Pergen
POLHEIM

Wien - Wolfgang von Polheim & Johann Anton von Pergen
PERGEN

Wolfgang Freiherr von Polheim
(1458 - 1512)
Austrian nobleman and from 1501 to his death chief and regent in the Lower Austrian lands.
(Wikipedia).
Johann Anton Graf von Pergen
(Wien 1725 - Wien 1814)
Austrian diplomat and statesman of the Habsburg monarchy, serving under four consecutive monarchs for more than fifty years
(Wikipedia).

Signature

(Both) j. kassin

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 48°12'33" E 16°21'52"

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