Convent of St Agnes of Bohemia - National Gallery Prague, Prague

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At Convent of St Agnes of Bohemia - National Gallery Prague, trace the development of Czech art, starting with mid-14th-century panel paintings and sculptures, then moving on to 15th- and the early-16th-century oil paintings executed in the International style. The authentic environment of a Gothic convent is the backdrop for an exhibit of medieval and early Renaissance art depicting mostly religious subjects. A 13th-century princess who opted for a life of charity and piety over a life of luxury and comfort founded the convent and became its first abbess. The convent is also renowned as being haunted by the ghost of the Unhappy Nun. For Convent of St Agnes of Bohemia - National Gallery Prague and beyond, use our Prague road trip planning site to get the most from your Prague vacation.
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  • We loved this museum or convent of beautiful religious medieval sculptures and paintings. It is a serene place with beautifully displayed art. Worth a visit! Not crowded with tourists.  more »
  • A beautiful and under visited part of the National Gallery. A must for anyone with an interest in mediaeval art. It’s fascinating to see the altarpieces of the 14th century which seemed even ahead of....  more »

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