Ctirad and Šárka

Ctirad and Šárka (Czech: Ctirad a Šárka) is an outdoor sculpture by Josef Václav Myslbek, installed at Vyšehradské sady in Vyšehrad, Prague, Czech Republic.[1][2] It depicts Ctirad and Šárka of Slavic mythology and the Bohemian tale The Maidens' War, when women after the death of Libuše built the castle Děvín lying on the opposite hill of the Vyšehrad.[3]

Ctirad and Šárka
Czech: Ctirad a Šárka
Pevnost Vyšehrad, Praha 2-Vyšehrad - Ctirad a Šárka.JPG
The sculpture in 2008
Ctirad and Šárka is located in Central Prague
Ctirad and Šárka
Ctirad and Šárka
Location in Prague
ArtistJosef Václav Myslbek
TypeSculpture
LocationPrague, Czech Republic
Coordinates50°3′50.02″N 14°25′5.73″E / 50.0638944°N 14.4182583°E / 50.0638944; 14.4182583Coordinates: 50°3′50.02″N 14°25′5.73″E / 50.0638944°N 14.4182583°E / 50.0638944; 14.4182583

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Richard Burton; Burton, R.D.E. (2003). Prague: A Cultural and Literary History. Signal Books. p. 81. ISBN 9781902669632. Retrieved 2016-04-30.
  2. ^ "Ctirad a Šárka | Historie Česka pro školáky". historie.lusa.cz. Retrieved 2016-04-30.
  3. ^ "Sochy a sousoší na Vyšehradě I." praguecityline.cz. Retrieved 2016-04-30.

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