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Sv. Karel Boromejski in Cesar Karel VI

St. Charles Borromeo and Emperor Charles VI

Attributed to
Francesco Robba
18th century

Ljubljana /  Sv. Karel Boromejski in Cesar Karel VI

Description

In the façade of St. Florian's church are two niches with 18th century statues, probably from Robba's workshop, which originally stood on the city gate at Dvorni trg. In the old entrance is a sculpture group of St. John of Nepomuk (see here)

Ljubljana - Sv. Karel Boromejski in Cesar Karel VI Ljubljana - Sv. Karel Boromejski in Cesar Karel VI

Sv. Karel Boromejski / St Charles Borromeo (Italian: Carlo Borromeo) (1538 - 1584), cardinal, worked during the Counter-Reformation and was responsible for significant reforms in the Catholic Church (Wikipedia).

Cesar Karel VI / Emperor Charles VI (Wien 1685 - Wien 1740), Holy Roman Emperor, 1711-1740 (Wikipedia).

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Location (N 46°2'45" - E 14°30'31")

Item Code: si126; Photograph: 10 September 2016
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