Karel Škréta Exhibition at National Gallery in Prague

Today the National Gallery in Prague has opened an exhibition celebrating Karel Škréta, his work and era (1610-1674).  The exhibition will be held until 10 April 2011 in the Wallenstein Riding School Gallery and the Prague Castle Riding School Gallery in Prague.

Karel Škréta (1610-1674): His Times and Work will be the largest exhibition ever of the work of this major artist and founder of Baroque painting in Bohemia. In addition to Škréta’s artworks, the exhibition will also present works by Škréta’s son Karel Škréta the Younger, his students and workshop collaborators, selected works by artists whom Škréta met during his stays in Germany and Italy, and paintings that inspired Škréta in his own work.

For more information visit the Prague National Gallery website

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