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Sankt Michael

Saint 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).
August Kiß
ca. 1856

Schwerin /  Sankt Michael   Schwerin /  Sankt Michael


Gildes statue of St. Michael slaying the dragon with a cross-staff on the spire of the central tower of the castle.

The statue was sculpted by Kiss around 1856 to serve as a memorial for the Prussian soldiers killed during the Baden revolution of 1849. The architect of the Schwerin castle, Friedrich August Stüler had the statue placed on the cupola of the castle.


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Item Code: demv198; Photograph: 5 August 2016
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