Statues - Hither & Thither

Czech Republic
Praha
Hlavní mĕsto

Kanovnická
(Kostel sv. Jana Nepomuckého)

Sochy svatých na kostel Svatého Jana Nepomuckého

Saint statues at the Church of Saint John of Nepomuk

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Description

Four statues at the front façade of the church.

Sv. Jan Nepomucký
St. John of Nepomuk

Sv. Josef s Ježíšem
St. Joseph with Jesus

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Annotation

The Military Church of St. John of Nepomuk was formerly part of an Ursuline Convent, and the first sacral project by Kilián Ignác Dienzenhofer. The church was finished in 1728 and, after canonization of John of Nepomuk, the Church was consecrated in 1729.

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Location (N 50°5'25" - E 14°23'36")

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Item Code: czpr044; Photograph: 18 February 2011
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