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Czech Republic
Praha
Hlavní mĕsto

Karlova 3
(Hotel U Zlaté Studny)

Barokní reliéf se svĕtci

Baroque relief with saints

Jan Oldřich Mayer
1701

Praha /  Barokní reliéf se svĕtci   Praha /  Barokní reliéf se svĕtci

Description

House front façade richly decorated with Baroque sculptural reliefs.


Sv. Ignác z Loyoly
St. Ignatius of Loyola

Sv. Rozálie
St. Rosalia

Sv. Karel Boromejský
St. Charles Borromeo


Sv. Šebastián
St. Sebastian

Sv. Václav
St. Wenceslas

Panna Maria a Jezulátko
Our Lady and infant Jesus

Sv. Jan Nepomucký
St. John of Nepomuk

Sv. Roch
St. Rochus

Annotation

The stucco figures of saints are an expression of gratitude of the former owner of the house that his family was spared from the plague (therefore St. Rosalia and St. Roch).

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Francis Xavier, St.
  • Ignatius of Loyola, St.
  • John of Nepomuk, St.
  • Mary with Child
  • Mayer, Jan Oldřich
  • Roch, St.
  • Rosalia, St.
  • Sebastian, St.
  • Wenceslas, St.
  • Location N 50°5'10" E 14°25'0"

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