Re: Re: reorganisation and destruction of irish catholic churches
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The Abbey Church, Sankt Gallen
The dome fresco by Josef Wannenmacher, from Tomerdingen in southern Germany:
The south altar in the choir features a bell brought by Gallus on his seventh-century journey from Ireland, one of the three oldest surviving bells in Europe.
The architect for the present church was Johann Michael Beer von Bildstein.
Among other artists to work on the church the most important of these were:
Christian Wenzinger, sculptor, painter and master
builder from Freiburg in Breisgau;
The sculptors Josef Anton Feuchtmayer and
Franz Anton Dirr, painter Josef Wannenmacher and
brothers Johann and Mathias Gigl, stucco craftsmen