The statue, located on the campus of the University of Vienna, was photographed that day by the same photographer Click for a larger image
The QR code in front of the statue indicates the following site: The monument to Joseph II - Universitat Wien
The statue commemorates Emperor Joseph II who worked to turn the poor shelter into a hospital. In the scroll in his hand it is written: For the healing and care of the sick.
The sculpture was made by sculptor Richard Kauffungen
Another statue of that emperor is also on the site Click for sign's details