Exhibition on Vaclav IV. and the art of his time opens at Prague Castle

15-08-2019

Prague Castle is opening an exhibition dedicated to the son of the Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV., Václav IV. (1361 -1419) and the art of his time. Vaclav IV. ruled Bohemia at the turn of the 15th century; he was crowned king of the Holy Roman Empire in 1376.

At the exhibition, visitors will see manuscripts and other examples of decorative art including reliquaries, tiles, burial gowns, a drinking horn from Dresden or a unique saddle from the Metropolitan Museum in New York.

The exhibition, held to mark the 600 anniversary of Vaclav IV’s death, will run from August 16 through November 3.