Prague Castle by Jaroslav Šetelík - Prague, Czech Republic
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N 50° 05.608 E 014° 24.325
33U E 457470 N 5549191
View of the eastern side of Prague Castle from the observation terrace of the Belvedere summer palace
Waymark Code: WM189P2
Location: Hlavní město Praha, Czechia
Date Posted: 06/24/2023
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
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The painting depicts south side of Prague Castle. On the far left are the towers of Daliborka Tower and Black tower, which mark the end of the southern wing of the castle. In the background on the right side of the picture, the spires of St. Vitus Cathedral rise up.

The terrace of Queen Anne's Summer Palace serves as an observation point. Queen Anna’s Summer house (also called Belvedere) is the purest Renaissance architecture outside the Italian territory. It was built after a project and model of an Italian builder and stonemason Paolo della Stella in a style of Italian Renaissance by the builder Giovanni Spatio, who was succeeded by G. Maria del Pambio.

The author this painting is Jaroslav Šetelík. You can find this painting in book 'Praha' (visit link) .

Jaroslav Šetelík (visit link) , baptized Jaroslav Jan (10 August 1881 in Tábor - 12 December 1955 in Prague), was a Czech academic painter and landscape painter.
The subjects of his paintings, mostly watercolours, were sceneries from Prague, Kutná Hora, Louny, Domažnice, etc. He also visited the High Tatras several times. He also worked on large paintings, painting mostly the city of Prague. Yugoslavia, Egypt, etc.
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Artist: Jaroslav Šetelík

Date of Your Photograph: 06/06/2023

Medium of Painting: watercolour

Date of Painting: Not listed

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