Mariánský sloup / Marian Column (Frymburk - South Bohemia)
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N 48° 39.666 E 014° 09.953
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Quick Description: Small, but valuable from historic and artistic point of view, it is Baroque Marian Column located in main square of the market-town Frymburk...
Location: Jihočeský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 5/9/2010 12:09:33 PM
Waymark Code: WM8T24
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lindik
Views: 105

Long Description:

Small, but valuable from historic and artistic point of view, it is Baroque Marian Column located in main square of the market-town Frymburk.

The Marian Column was built by Cistercian monk from Vyšší Brod Monastery Jan František Latich in the front of house of its brother, Frymburk's burgher Gregor Latich in 1635 (Latin chronogram at the column's plinth). The column's purpose was clear and typical for the Baroque era - protection of the town against plague. The colum belongs among the oldest Baroque Marian columns in Czech lands, where majority of them originates from the period 1680-1720.

Style: Baroque

Type of building (structure): Marian or Holy Trinity column

Date of origin:: 1635

Architect(s): unknown

Web site of the object (if exists): [Web Link]

Address:
Náměstí 382 79 Frymburk Czech Republic


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