Statues - Hither & Thither

Austria
Sankt Pölten
Niederösterreich

Herrenplatz

Mariensäule

Saint Mary's Column


1717

Sankt Pölten /  Mariensäule   Sankt Pölten /  Mariensäule

Description

Statue of Maria Immaculata on a sphere with snake, standing on top of a round column with a spiral of clouds and cherubs. On the base are four angels with folded hands.

Sankt Pölten - Mariensäule Sankt Pölten - Mariensäule

Inscription(s)

ego
in altissimis
habitavi
et thronus meus
in columna nubis

in conceptione
charitate ignita
draconis potestas
est a te contrita

tota pulchra es
amica mea
et macula originalis
nunquam fuit in te

haec est virga
in qua
nec nodus originalis
nec cortex actualis
unquam fuit

Signature

renoviert 1936 1862 1907 a ..... l zimmerl

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 48°12'16" E 15°37'33"

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