Kuceruv palác - Praha, CZ
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Noe1
N 50° 05.263 E 014° 23.322
33U E 456270 N 5548561
Quick Description: Frieze Art at the Rococo stucco façade of the Kucera palace.
Location: Hlavní město Praha, Czechia
Date Posted: 11/21/2017 11:17:11 AM
Waymark Code: WMX3DZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff
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Long Description:
"This corner palace was developed through numerous adaptations of a former Gothic townhouse, the current appearance comes from a peak Baroque refurbishment between 1765-69; its Rococo stucco façade is especially striking. Between 1955-59 the building was converted into a hotel, insensitive changes were undone in the 1990´s. The house has been owned by Kolowrat and Vrbna families among other, later also by the Italian Demartini family of chimney-sweepers who held the privilege to „sweep imperial chimneys“. Other owners included imperial officer J. Kucera, known for his friendly relations with L. van Beethoven."

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Pohořelec 22/144, Hradčany Praha

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