art nouveau detail, Prague

Ovenecká 341/46

Detail of an art nouveau frontage constructed in 1911 for a house designed by architect Alois Masák


Šmeralova 360/30

Decorative element from the art nouveau facade of a townhouse designed in 1911-12 by the architect Václav Vacek. This was the first photograph taken specifically for The Prague Vitruvius, on 26 June 2011, and marks the official start...


Nad Královskou oborou 102/5

A memorial to the Slovak painter Cyprián Majerník (1909-1945), who spent most of his working life in Bohemia. His paintings were strongly influenced by contemporary events, especially the Spanish Civil War (Don Quixote became an important figure of...

Nad Kralovskou Oborou 7

Nad Královskou oborou 189/7

‘Well to ourselves, and to no man ill’. One of several proverbs illustrated by the artist Ladislav Novak on this apartment building near the Stromovka park. The architect of the house, which dates from 1901, is Jan Brzák