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The Allegory of Dynastic Succession on the Facade of the Prague Belvedere (1538-1550)

  1. 1. 0480976 - FLU-F 2018 RIV CZ eng J - Článek v odborném periodiku
    Bažant, Jan
    The Allegory of Dynastic Succession on the Facade of the Prague Belvedere (1538-1550).
    Acta Universitatis Carolinae. Philologica.. -, č. 2 (2017), s. 269-282. ISSN 0567-8269
    Institucionální podpora: RVO:67985955
    Klíčová slova: Renaissance art * Ferdinand I * Prague * allegory
    Kód oboru RIV: AB - Dějiny
    Obor OECD: History (history of science and technology to be 6.3, history of specific sciences to be under the respective headings)

    The paper analyses a unique relief sculpture which decorates the Prague Belvedere built by Ferdinand I. It represents an old man on horseback passing the globe to a young man standing in front of him. The scene may be interpreted as the allegory of dynastic succession. The adjoining reliefs corroborate this hypothesis, on the left we find the coat of arms of the Bohemian Kingdom and on the right Andromeda liberated by Perseus, alter ego of Ferdinand I.
    Trvalý link: http://hdl.handle.net/11104/0276618