St. Florian

Austria, end of the 15th century
Linden wood
Musée National de l'Age Médiévale, Paris

In traditional iconography St. Florian is pictured extinguishing a house on fire. His legend says he was a military officer, so he wears armor in this and most other images. Also traditional in this statue are his beardless face and his long, flowing hair.

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