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Statue The Horse

Popular sculpture by artist David Černý that is hanging in the Lucerna passage since 2000 is a controversial adaptation of the statue of St Wenceslas on the Wenceslas Square.

  • Monuments & Architecture
  • statue, memorial

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New Town, Wenceslas Square, Lucerna arcade; polystyrene statue by David Černý was originally created for the installation in the court of the Main Post Office in Jindřišská Street as a part of Exhibition CZ 99. In 2000 it was installed in the passage Lucerna.

St Wenceslas sits on the stomach of the horse, turned with his head downwards (equestrian statue), he has tied legs, reminiscent of a captured animal.

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  • Statue The Horse
  • Štěpánská 61
  • 11000 Praha 1- Nové Město

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Information source: Prague City Tourism