Statues - Hither & Thither

Switzerland
Sankt Gallen
Sankt Gallen (Kanton)

Gallusplatz

Gallusbrunnen

St. Gall Fountain

(Ireland c. 550 - Arbon c. 646)
Irish disciple; 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)
Rudolf Seitter
1936

Sankt Gallen /  Gallusbrunnen   Sankt Gallen /  Gallusbrunnen

Description

Stone statue of St. Gall on a column in the center of an octagonal fountain basin, dated MCMXXXVI.

Signature

r. seitter

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 47°25'21" E 9°22'32"

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