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By Victoria Charles

The eu continent gathers jointly, definitely, the main well-known artworks, facts of the background of Western artwork. The cultural capitals and their emblematic museums comprise work, sculptures, or relatively artworks, devised by means of the good artists, consultant of ecu tradition. From Madrid to London, passing via Prague, the key works of the previous continent are offered right here. because of particular information regarding the museums and their collections, you, too, can discover and realize Europe’s interesting cultural historical past.

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Ghent 35 Czech Republic Prague Prague The capital of the Czech Republic and the 14th-largest city in the European Union, Prague is also the historical capital of what was Bohemia. With an illustrious history, Prague has been the backdrop to the changing face of Europe. The seat of two Holy Roman Emperors (and thereby also the capital of the Holy Roman Empire), it was also an important city to the Habsburg Monarchy, and became Czechoslovakia’s capital after World War I. As might be expected with such a past, Prague is home to a wealth of cultural attractions which survived the turmoil of 20th-century Europe.

The Palace itself dates back to the 14th century, but the building as it stands now, refurbished in the Baroque style, was not established until the 18th century. The Mucha Museum exhibits over 100 works of arts covering the different mediums of photographs, paintings, charcoal drawings, lithographs, pastels, and personal effects of the artist. Although perhaps best-known for the posters that he created for the French actress Sarah Bernhardt over a period of a six-year contract, Mucha also lead the way for the genre of art that would be called Art Nouveau.

Ghent 35 Czech Republic Prague Prague The capital of the Czech Republic and the 14th-largest city in the European Union, Prague is also the historical capital of what was Bohemia. With an illustrious history, Prague has been the backdrop to the changing face of Europe. The seat of two Holy Roman Emperors (and thereby also the capital of the Holy Roman Empire), it was also an important city to the Habsburg Monarchy, and became Czechoslovakia’s capital after World War I. As might be expected with such a past, Prague is home to a wealth of cultural attractions which survived the turmoil of 20th-century Europe.

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