Church of St. Rupert, Weißpriach, Austria
The mitre, crozier, and cope signify St. Ambrose's role as a bishop. Behind him on the left is a beehive, one of his attributes. Unlike most portraits, this one does not include a book.
There is no consistency with respect to a beard in images of St. Ambrose. Here he has a long, gray beard. In other images it may be shorter and darker, and in still others he may be without a beard at all.
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Photographed at the church by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.