Tagged: Jan Preisler

Na Příkopě 18 & 20: Zemská banka (Provincial Bank)

Na Příkopě 18 & 20: Zemská banka (Provincial Bank)

In the latter half of the nineteenth century, Czech politics was dominated by one question: how to gain greater autonomy from the Austrian empire (or indeed how to break with Austria entirely). The argument was supported by a...

Vodičkova 699/30: U Nováků

Vodičkova 699/30: U Nováků

Jan Preisler’s ‘Trade and Industry’ mosaic (1901-2) decorates the facade of the art nouveau department store ‘U Nováků’ (Novak’s) near Wenceslas Square.