Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Arts of Prague.

High on the hill by the Prague Castle complex are several minor palaces that now house various sections of the national galleries collections.  Amusingly, while the Castle throbbed with the mingling masses of tourists, these galleries where surprisingly serene and near empty, much to our delight.
A very strong tie to the religious arts is most evident and a love of gilding shines strongly.

The Bronzino blockbuster in a beauty of a frame.

It is always advisable to look upwards to the heavens in Prague, even when you are inside.  Often there is a fantastical story playing out just above your head.

Take a wander through the Schwarzenberg and Sternberg Palaces to see some of these delights.


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