St. Wolfgang

First half of 16th century
Oil on wood
Cathedral of St. Stephen, Passau, Germany

The axe is St. Wolfgang's attribute and calls attention to his life as a hermit before he was asked to serve as a bishop. The latter status is signified by his crozier, mitre, and cope.

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Photographed at the cathedral by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.