Statues - Hither & Thither

Czech Republic
Hlavní mĕsto

Karlova 3
(Hotel U Zlaté Studny)

Barokní reliéf se svĕtci

Baroque relief with saints

Jan Oldřich Mayer

Praha /  Barokní reliéf se svĕtci   Praha /  Barokní reliéf se svĕtci


House front façade richly decorated with Baroque sculptural reliefs.

Sv. Ignác z Loyoly
St. Ignatius of Loyola

Sv. Rozálie
St. Rosalia

Sv. Karel Boromejský
St. Charles Borromeo

Sv. Šebastián
St. Sebastian

Sv. Václav
St. Wenceslas

Panna Maria a Jezulátko
Our Lady and infant Jesus

Sv. Jan Nepomucký
St. John of Nepomuk

Sv. Roch
St. Rochus


The stucco figures of saints are an expression of gratitude of the former owner of the house that his family was spared from the plague (therefore St. Rosalia and St. Roch).


Sources & Information


  • Francis Xavier, St.
  • Ignatius of Loyola, St.
  • John of Nepomuk, St.
  • Mary with Child
  • Mayer, Jan Oldřich
  • Roch, St.
  • Rosalia, St.
  • Sebastian, St.
  • Wenceslas, St.
  • Location (N 50°5'10" - E 14°25'0")

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