Rose Window on West Front, St Vitus Cathedral in the Hrad, Prague, Czech Republic, by Joseph Mocker (1835-1899)
Rose Window on West Front, St Vitus Cathdral, Prague

Rose Window on West Front, St Vitus Cathedral in the Hrad. Prague, Czech Republic. Designed by Frontisek Kysela. 1925-27. The cathedral dates fron the eleventh century onward; West front (1885-1904), designed by Joseph Mocker (1835-1899). After Joseph Mocker died, another architect, Kamil Hilbert, continued his design for the West Front, and work went on well into the twentieth century.

Photograph by George P. Landow. Caption by Jacqueline Banerjee. [You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the photographer and (2) link your document to this URL.]

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Sisa, Jozsef. "Neo-Gothic Architecture and Restoration of Historic Buildings in Central Europe: Friedrich Schmidt and His School." The Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians. Vol. 61, no. 2 (June 2002): 170-187.

"St Vitus Cathedral." Wikipedia. Viewed 6 November 2008.


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