Sentence Examples


  • In front of the altar hangs a curious piece of wood-carving by Veit Stoss, representing the Salutation.
  • Adam Krafft, Veit Stoss and Peter Vischer form a trinity of sculptors of which any city might be proud.
  • The repeated attempts of the abbots to put down this independence of their rule were defeated in the battles of VOgelinsegg (1403), north-west of Trogen, and of the Stoss (1405), the pass leading from Gais over to Altstatten in the Rhine valley.
  • The cathedral is adorned with many valuable objects of art, paintings and sculptures, by such artists as Veit Stoss, Guido Reni, Peter Vischer, Thorwaldsen, &c. Part of the ancient Polish regalia is also kept here.
  • It contains a huge high altar, the masterpiece of Veit Stoss, who was a native of Cracow, executed in 1 477 - 1489; a colossal stone crucifix, dating from the end of the 15th century, and several sumptuous tombs of noble families from the 16th and 17th centuries.
 

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