Statues - Hither & Thither

Austria
Wien
Wien (Land)

Hohe Warte 72 (19.)
(St. Michael-Kirche)

Sankt Michael

St. Michael

Archangel, the field commander of the Army of God. He is often depicted slaying Satan represented as a dragon, and with a shield with text quis ut deus (Who is like God?, a literal translation of the name Michael).
(Wikipedia)
(artist?)
1898

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Description

Stone relief in the tympanon of the church showing St. Michael with the defeated devil at his feet.

Sculptor

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Tags

Location N 48°15'12" E 16°21'18"

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