St. John of Nepomuk

Parish
Kalwaria Zebrzydowska
Identifier
DZIELO/14395
Category
Picture
Amount
1
Detailed dimensions
Height without frame – 135 cm
Width without frame – 105 cm
Catalogue note author
Agata Felczyńska

Abstract

Image showing St. John of Nepomuk was brought from Silesia in the fifties of the twentieth century by father Czesław Pacyga. St. John of Nepomuk was a canon of the Collegiate Church of St. Giles in Prague. St John was tortured and his body was dropped from the Charles Bridge in Prague into the River Vltava after he had got involved into the fight between the Archbishop of Prague and the King Wenceslaus as he did not wanted to reveal the confession secret.

How to cite?

Agata Felczyńska , "St. John of Nepomuk", [in:] "The Sacred Lesser Poland Heritage", 2021, source:  https://sdm.upjp2.edu.pl/en/works/st-john-of-nepomuk-6

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