Zahrada učené moudrosti - malířská výzdoba knihovny svatovítské kapituly na Pražském hradě

Title in English The Garden of Wisdom - Painting Decorations of St. Vitus Chapter Library in Prague Castle
Authors

SUCHÁNEK Pavel KROUPA Jiří ŠEFERISOVÁ LOUDOVÁ Michaela ŠEFERISOVÁ LOUDOVÁ Michaela KONEČNÝ Lubomír

Type Chapter of a book
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Citation
Description The painting decorations in the former library of St. Vitus Chapter was initiated in 1724 by chapter dean and librarian Karel Dominik Řepický and executed by painter Jan Ezechiel Vodňanský, who was working here in accordance with the concetto created probaly by learned historian Michael Adam Franck of Franckenstein who designed a concept of festival decorations for the metropolitan chapter to commemorate the beatification of John of Nepokuk in 1721. The article interpret the painting decorations of the chapter library as an explication of intelectual traditions and bringing them into the present.
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