Church of St Katherine of Alexandria

  • Czech: Kostel svate Kateriny Alexandrijske

  • Type: Church
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building

Church of St Katherine of Alexandria is an 18th century sanctuary in Prague, Czechia. The High Baroque style interior features gold trim and fine murals on the ceiling by Bernardo Spinetti and statues by Frantisek Ignac Weiss. - AsNotedIn


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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1355/00/00 Emperor Charles IV establishes an Augustinian convent and church dedicated to St Katherine of Alexandria for saving his life at the Battle of San Felice. The tower is preserved from the original Gothic church.
1741/00/00 Kilian Ignaz Dientzenhofer Architect Church of St Katherine of Alexandria is rebuilt in the High Baroque style in Prague, 1737-1741, under the direction of Frantisek Maxmilian Kanka or Krystof Dientzenhofer.

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Particulars for Church of St Katherine of Alexandria:
Area of Significance Architecture
Area of Significance Art
Art Style Baroque
Structure Belfry, Campanile
Sight Category Building
Building Type Church
Area of Design Decorative Arts
Art Medium Fresco
Art Type Mural
Art Type Painting
Area of Significance Religion
Historic Use Religious Property
Religion, Cultural Affiliation Roman Catholic Church
Art Type Sculpture




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