The right bank of the Vltava River by Karel Liebscher - Prague, Czech Republic
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Quick Description: The right bank of the Vltava River by Karel Liebscher
Location: Hlavní město Praha, Czechia
Date Posted: 5/21/2022 11:00:04 AM
Waymark Code: WM166WB
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
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Long Description:
The paintings shows the southern part of the right bank of the Vltava River.

On the right in the foreground is The Šitkovská Water Tower - former waterworks, today part of the art gallery Mánes. The water-tower was built in 1588-1591. The construction works were led by Karel Melnický, a townsman from Prague’s New Town. The water-tower was taken out of service in 1881 and its function was taken over by a new reservoir at Karlov. The old water-tower was thoroughly reconstructed in 1883 and served its purpose until 24th May 1913.

At the back of the horizon is a hill with Prague Castle.

The author this painting is Karel Liebscher (visit link) .
Karel Liebscher (24 February 1851, Prague - 20 April 1906, Prague) was a Czech landscape painter and illustrator.
You can find this picture in book 'Zapomenuté obrazy' (visit link)
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Artist: Karel Liebscher

Date of Painting: 1/1/1880

Date of Your Photograph: 4/20/2022

Medium of Painting: oil on canvas

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