STATUES - HITHER & THITHER
Austria
Wien
Wien (Land)

Freyung 6a (1.)
(Unsere Lieben Frau zu den Schotten)

Heinrich II. Jasomirgott gibt seine Zustimmung zum Kirchenplan

Henry II, Duke of Austria, gives his consent to the church plan

Heinrich II. Jasomirgott (1107 1177),
Count Palatine of the Rhine, 114041, Margrave of Austria, 1141-56 and, as Henry XI, also Duke of Bavaria, 1141-56, Duke of Austria, 115677
(Wikipedia)
Josef Breitner
1893

Wien /  Heinrich II. Jasomirgott gibt seine Zustimmung zum Kirchenplan   Wien /  Heinrich II. Jasomirgott gibt seine Zustimmung zum Kirchenplan

Description

Statue of Heinrich Jasomirgott looking at the plan of the abbey, kept by the kneeling architect, in a niche of the Schottenkirche (Scottish church).

Inscription(s)

dem babenberger herzoge
HEINRICH JASOMIRGOTT
stifter der schotten abtei
grvnder des regentensitzes in wien
ABTERNEST HAVSWIRTH MDCCCXCIII

Signed: breitner

Annotation

Henry Jasomirgott had given the Schottenstift (monastery of the Scots) the right to grant asylum and people who were on the lam were safe here, hence the name Freyung (Frei = Free).

Wien - Heinrich II. Jasomirgott gibt seine Zustimmung zum Kirchenplan

Sculptor

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Location N 48°12'42" E 16°21'55"

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