Stained Glass at St. Vitus Cathedral

The stained glass windows at St. Vitus Cathedral in Prague Castle were incredible.

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Above, images of the stained glass window designed by Czech Art Nouveau artist Alfons Mucha. Art Nouveau is a style of art that began in Europe in the late 19th century (1800s). It can be recognized by its use or muted (pale) colors, often blues, pinks and greens and the use of curved lines that resemble stems and leaves, or a botanical influence.

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The windows were about 50 feet tall!
DSCN1761.JPGRosette (flower-shaped window inside a circle, often found above a church’s entrance)

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Not stained glass, but this mosaic on the outside of the St. Vitus Cathedral is made up of over 1 million tiles. I love mosaics.

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