Two very modern statues of white marble and black basalt in niches flanking the gate through the Hofflügel (Courtyard wing) to the Brunnenhof:
- OTMAR - St. Othmar (near St. Gallen c. 689 - Werd Island c. 759), monk and priest appointed as the first abbot of the Abbey of St. Gall (Wikipedia).
- GALLUS - Saint Gall, Gallen, or Gallus (Ireland c. 550 - Arbon c. 646), Irish disciple and 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
Location (N 47°25'23" - E 9°22'40")
Item Code: chsg020; Photograph: 6 October 2014
Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
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