Monument of František Palacký

The František Palacký Monument in Prague features emotive figurative sculptures waging a battle between heaven and hell. On the massive Art Nouveau statuary you can see not only the seated figure of Palacký, but also a two-headed winged demon with its victims and a beautiful fallen female angel. The creator of this monument is Stanislav Suchard, Czech sculptor and professor at the Prague School of Applied Arts from 1899, and a leading figure in the Mánes Union of Fine Arts.

The giant monument is situated on the square bearing the same name as the statue (Plackeho Square).


Check Also

What to See in Prague

You must definitely see in Prague Old Town Square (Staromestske namesti) – Prague’s centre for …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *